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Glo Premier League Week 27 wrap

03 September 2015, 18:55

Lagos - Nigeria Professional Football League leaders Enyimba FC coasted clear at the top of the table courtesy of a 4-0 home win and they did so in style against FC Ifeanyi Uba in a week 27 game on Wednesday.

The six-time league champions increased their lead at the summit to 52 points from a possible 81.

Peter Onyekachi and Andrew Abalogu scored in the 19th and 28th minutes respectively, before Ezekiel Bassey and Razaq Aliyu netted in the 81st and 85th minutes to seal a massive win for the People's Elephants.

FC Taraba's bid to avoid relegation was boosted after they earned a massive 2-0 victory against Sharks FC at the Jolly Nyame Stadium.

John Aondongu gave the Pride of Taraba the lead in the 30th minute while Bishop Onyeudo scored the second goal in the 75th minute for the hosts.

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Akwa United snatched a second half share of the spoils from Elkanemi Warriors after holding them to a 1-1 stalemate in an entertaining tie at the Akpabio International Stadium.

Agali Emmanuel poked home the opener for Kelechi Emeteole's boys in the 7th minute, but Ukeme Davies brilliantly finished off a great move in the 81st minute to grab a point for the Uyo-based side.

Relegation-hunted Bayelsa United were held to a 1-1 draw by Giwa FC at the Oghara Township Stadium.

The major talking point of the game was the late spot-kick saved by goalkeeper Friday Achimugwu.

Kadiri Samad put the Restoration Boys ahead late in the first half, but the Jos Elephants claimed a share of the points thanks to a second half spot-kick by Charles Henlong.

The clash played at the Aper Aku Stadium ended one-nil in favour of Lobi Stars against Dolphins. Anthony Okpotu gave Lobi Stars the lead. The striker found the back of the net with the easiest of finishes.

Henry Ochuba scored to hand Abia Warriors a 1-0 win over Nasarawa United in a keenly contested match.

Sunshine Stars' title bid took a crushing blow as they could only manage a gritty 0-0 draw with Heartland.

Rabiu Pillars helped Kano Pillars end a three-game winless streak scoring the winner against Kwara United 1-0.

Goals from Godwin Aguda and Odah Onoriode handed Enugu Rangers a 2-0 win over Wikki Tourists at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium

Elsewhere, Warri Wolves produced a sparkling performance to thrash Shooting Stars 4-0.

A brace from substitute Sikiru Alimi added to a goal each from Michael Egbeta and Kufre Ebong handed the Seasiders a dominant victory.

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