• Thu. Jun 13th, 2024

NPFL Super 6: Rivers United Top Table As Resilient Remo Fights Back For a Point



With the Nigeria Premier Football League Super Six kicking off at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Lagos, matchday one of the 6-team tourney that will decide the top-flight champions sprung delectable performances while giving us a glimpse of what lies ahead in this Super Six tournament.


Five goals and three clean sheets were recorded on matchday one.


Enyimba 2-2 Remo Stars

⚽ Adiele Eriugo 60′ Emeka Obioma 81′(P) – Junior Lokosa 77′ Nduka Junior 90+3′

It was all to play for at the opening game of the Super Six in an end-to-end enthralling encounter in Lagos. A last-minute equaliser helped Daniel Ogunmodede’s side get a point in Lagos. Junior Lokosa’s first touch restored parity after coming in as a sub. Remo’s captain, Nduka Junior’s low free kick from the edge of the box ensured the spoils were shared.


Sunshine Stars 0-1 Rivers United

⚽ Ebube Duru 64′(P)

Ebube Duru’s well-taken penalty was all that made the difference in Lagos for the defending champions of the NPFL. The Pride of Rivers maintained their pride as they kept out the proficient attack of Edith Agoye’s Sunshine Stars until the final whistle. Rivers United sit atop the Super Six table.


Bendel Insurance 0-0 Lobi Stars

Unbeaten Insurance started the NPFL Super Six with a barren draw against Mohammed Baba Ganaru’s Lobi Stars. The stalemate was a frenetic encounter as the tired legs of the Benin Arsenal matched up with the energetic Lobi Stars. Time-wasting tactics from Lobi Stars eventually paid off as they got the much-needed point in their opening game.


The action continues on Monday with three matches set to go down at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena.

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