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Wikki Tourists climb to top, as Kwara Utd woes continues

29 June 2015, 13:19

Lagos - Chukwudi Samuel's second half effort was enough to earn Wikki Tourists a 1-0 win over Ifeanyi Uba FC in the week 14 of the Glo Premier League on Sunday.

The win moves Abdul Maikaba's men one point clear at the top of the table, while the ambitious homers are in 5th spot.

A rampaging Giwa FC side defeated Elkanemi Warriors 3-1 in Kaduna.

Ocheme Edoh broke the deadlock after three minutes, and Saleh Mohammed made it 2-0 when he tucked the ball past the goalkeeper.

Ibrahim Shuaibu then compounded the woes of the Borno Army with the last goal of the first half, before Bamai Bukar netted a second half consolation for Elkanemi.

Also read: Pillars star ready to destroy Dolphins

In Kano, Kano Pillars threw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Dolphins.

Adamu Mohammed got Pillars started, scoring the opening goal in the 18th minute. The attacker latched onto a rebound after Rabiu Ali's free kick was spilled to the path of the former Gombe United man by goalkeeper Godwin Anyalogu.

The visitors’ defence seemed to have gone Awol again in the 47th minute when Godspower Anefiok showed fine composure to beat Anyalogu with a low perfect strike and put Pillars 2-0 up.

Dolphins pulled a goal back very much against the run of play in the 67th minute. Godbless Asamoah fired into the bottom corner of the net.

The visitors’ finally created a chance on 79 minutes when Jonathan Zikiye was handed a shooting chance from the edge of the box and delivered a good strike into the back of the net to make it 2-2.

 Lobi Stars rose to 13th on the ladder as Terkaa Melai inspired their 2-0 win over visiting Abia Warriors.

The goalkeeper struck the opener from the penalty spot, before Gbadebo Samson made the points safe with the second goal of the match.

The victory took Lobi Stars to 16 points and up to 13th, while Warriors still have 19 points.

Enyimba kept their title dreams alive with a 2-0 win over Nasarawa United on Sunday.

Goals from Christian Obiozor and Ifeanyi George did the damage for the six-time league champions at the Enyimba International Stadium.

Warri Wolves were left to rue their loss of concentration as they were held 1-1 by Akwa United.

Gbolahan Salami thought his goal had handed the Seasiders the maximum points in the 72nd minute, but Abdulazeez Awakan restored parity for the Promise Keepers four minutes later and ensured that the highly entertaining match ended 1-1 at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium.

Alex Emenike scored on the quarter hour mark as Enugu Rangers overcame Sunshine Stars one-nil for win number 6.

Bayelsa United notched their 3rd victory of the campaign after goals from Oghogho Oduokpe and Festus Ajah inspired a 2-0 victory over inconsistent Kwara United, who are one point adrift of safety.

Elsewhere, sinking Sharks drew for the 8th time this season as they forced Heartland to a 1-1 scoreline.

Bright Ejike put the away side ahead after the 18th minute, but Fortune Omomiwari delivered the equalizer for the Blue Angels in the second half

-Soccer Laduma

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