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NPFL: Champions Rivers United Fall To Narasawa; Pillars, Katsina Utd Get Increase



Newly-crowned Nigeria Skilled Soccer League champions, Rivers United fell to a 2-1 defeat towards Nasarawa United in Lafia on Sunday evening.

Sunday Okereke put Rivers United forward on 5 minutes, whereas Sikiru Olatubosun equalised for the guests 10 minutes from time.

Tochukwu Michael netted the successful purpose from the penalty spot on the stroke of 90 minutes.

Katsina United and Kano Pillars boosted their survival hopes with vital wins at house.

On the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium, Katsina United defeated Remo Stars in a five-goal thriller.

The hosts took a two-goal lead within the first half by Tosin Omoyele.

Sikiru Alimi decreased the deficit within the 56th minute, with Alameen Adegbite netting the equaliser on the stroke of 90 minutes.

Rabiu Ali’s 51st minute penalty was all Kano Pillars wanted to safe all three factors towards Rangers on the Sani Abacha Stadium.


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  • Katsina Utd 3-2 Remo Stars
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  • Gombe Utd 2-1 Wikki
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  • Kano Pillars 1-0 Rangers
  • Nasarawa Utd 2-1 Rivers Utd.
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