Lagos - Plateau United at the weekend took a bold step
towards early return to the Nigerian Premier League (NPL) with a huge 4-0
victory over the hapless Nigerian Prison Football Club of Abuja.
The big win has brightened the chances of the Jos-based team
to gain promotion to the elite division at the end of the current season.
Also, Nigeria National League (NNL) Division A leaders,
Wikki Tourists consolidated their position at the top by mauling Jigawa Golden
Stars 3-0 in Bauchi.
Sokoto United suffered a humiliating 2-0 defeat in the hands
of Kwara United in Ilorin.
In Division B, MFM FC thrashed visiting Unicem Rovers of Calabar
3-1 at the Agege Stadium in Lagos, while Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC)
defeated South Western brothers, Remo Stars 2-0.
Elsewhere, Gateway FC were truly at home in Abeokuta where
they beat COD United from Lagos 2-0, while Abia Comets of Umuahia defeated
Stationery Stores 2-1. Prime FC piped Go-Round Fc of Omoku 1-0.
NNL WEEK 17 RESULTS
KWARA UTD 2 VS 0 SOKOTO UTD
RANCH BEES 2 VS 0 KOGI UTD
TEAP FC 0 VS 1 DSS FC
SPOTLIGHT 4 VS 1 MIGHTY JETS
PLATEAU UTD 4 VS 0 NIG. PRISONS FC
ADAMAWA 1 VS 1 FRSC
WIKKI TOURISTS 3 VS 0 JIGAWA G' STARS
MFM FC 3 VS 1 UNICEM ROVERS
3SC 2 VS 0 REMO STARS FC
GATEWAY 2 VS 0 COD
ABIA COMETS 2 VS 1 STATIONARY STORES
PRIME FC 1 VS 0 GO-ROUND FC
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