Warri Wolves extended their unbeaten streak to five games following a 2-1 home win against Plateau United in a Nigeria Professional Football League matchday 23 fixture on Monday.thugs at agege stadium

The encounter earlier scheduled to take place on Sunday at the Warri City Stadium was postponed by 24 hours after heavy downpour rendered the pitch unplayable.

The hosts took the lead in the 12th minute through Uche Cyprian who slotted home a beautiful freekick.

The Seasiders failed to double their advantage despite dominating possession and creating a number of goal scoring opportunities.

They were made to pay for their prolifigacy in front of goal when Joshua Obaje fired home the equalising goal 20 minutes from time.

Wolves however got the winner three minutes from time after Achibi Ewenike converted from the spot.

The home side now occupy the 12th position in the table, while Plateau United remain in 18th position.

Wasiu Jimoh and Ismaila Gata’s goals were enough to see FC Ifeanyiubah claim all three points against second-placed Rivers United in a NPFL Match Day 23 encounter at the Ifeanyiubah Stadium, Nnewi.

Both sides came off the back of victories in the midweek Federation Cup round of 32 games and were both charged up for this fixture.

Abia Warriors beat Heartland FC 1-0 in Umuahia on Sunday to complete the double over their Oriental rivals in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

The Umuahia club won the reverse game in Owerri in the first round of the league 1-0 and Uche Ihuaralam’s 28th minute goal in Umuahia decided the encounter as the visiting team’s defenders failed to clear their lines in a goal-mouth scramble.

Substitute Osas Okoro came off the bench to score a last minute equalizer as Enugu Rangers forced Niger Tornadoes to a 1-1 draw in the Match Day 23 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) in Lokoja.

Akwa United put up a spirited first half performance to put to sword El-Kanemi Warriors of Maidugari at the Nest of Champions in a Match Day 23 Nigeria Professional Football League on Sunday.

The Promise Keepers were clinical in front of goal to complement their dominance on the field of play as Aniekan Ekpe ran riot in the middle of the pack in impeccable fashion and doing the double over their visitors this season.

Despite flashes of sparks from the visitors in the opening moments, it was Akwa United’s Fortune Omoniwari who had a real effort at goal as he brought down a floated cross into the box with his chest before hitting it on the volley in the eighth minute. His effort went wide.

Akwa kept the pressure going and it paid off in the ninth minute when El-Kanemi conceded a penalty as the ball struck Mohammed Alhaji’s hand when he went to ground to block a shot. Ekpe converted the spot kick though George Michael got a hand to it.

The second goal came in the 30th minute as the hosts quickly turned defence to attack. A long clearance fell to Omoniwari who made a dash to the opponents’ half without resistance. He took his time before sending in a delightful cross into the box and an onrushing Michael Ikpe planted it into the far right corner to double their lead.