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Glo Premier League Week 18 wrap

16 July 2015, 11:19

Lagos - Enyimba FC recovered from their loss to Warri Wolves by posting a 3-1 victory over leaders Sunshine Stars in the match-day 18 of the Glo Premier League on Wednesday.

The People's Elephants tore apart the Owena Waves with an own goal from Stephen Eze - and further goals from Nzube Anaezemba and Ezekiel Bassey. Tunde Adeniji netted a consolation for the visitors from the penalty spot at injury time.

The win ensured that both sides are level on 33 points at the top of the table, but Sunshine Stars have a superior goal difference.

Anthony Okpotu grabbed his 1st goal of the season as Lobi Stars edged Akwa United 1-0 at the Aper Aku Stadium. The Pride of Benue have a total of 20 points from a possible 54.

Also read: Glo Premier League week 17 wrap: Sunshine Stars keep winning

Struggling Bayelsa United failed to beat Enugu Rangers at home. The Restoration Boys were held to a 0-0 draw game by the rejuvenated Flying Antelopes team.

The magic words of Tunde Sanni got Kwara United back to winning ways as the Harmony Warriors snatched a 2-1 victory against Ifeanyi Uba FC at the Rojenny Stadium.

Okereke Maduabuchi shot the hosts ahead in the 12th minute, but the determined visitors were back on level terms through Bobga Sambo who just returned to the squad after battling with illness in recent times.

The skillful Ismaila Gata beat the offside trap to lob the ball over the goalkeeper and it was a goal that turned out to be the winner.

Dolphins snatched an important victory at the Liberation Stadium following a 1-0 win over Shooting Stars. The solitary goal came through Ali Chinwendu's well executed spot-kick in the 48th minute.

Kano Pillars failed to shine against visiting Wikki Tourists after being held to a 1-1 draw at home. Joshua Obaje cancelled out a Nura Ibrahim strike to give the away team a point from the match.

Heartland continued their impressive form with a hard-earned 1-1 draw away to Elkanemi Warriors.

John Ibe struck the goal for the Naze Millionaires while Daudah Eboh got the equalizer for the Borno Army.

Sharks were too strong for Abia Warriors as the away side had no answers to two good goals from the Blue Angels. Christian Pyagbara and Yusuf Jaiyeola found the back of the net for the hosts.

Elsewhere, Giwa FC held off the challenge from a spirited Nasarawa United team to win 2-1 at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium. Ocheme Edoh took his tally to six goals after hitting the back of the net in the 8th minute, before Amos Gyang added the second goal eleven minutes into the game. The Solid Miners' Ugochukwu Leonard got the consolation six minutes after the half-hour mark.

-Soccer Laduma

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