Lagos – The week 13 game of the Glo Premier League between
Sunshine Stars and defending champions Kano Pillars was expected to spark
excitement, but it was the Akure Gunners who scored all the three goals in
front of their cheering supporters on Sunday.
In a game which flowed from end to end, Sunshine Stars were
the superior team pushing Kano Pillars to their limits, and had the cutting
edge which gave them a massive win.
Paul Onobi put Sunshine Stars in front with a brilliant
header, with further goals from Seun Olulayo and Dayo Ojo sealing victory for
Kennedy Boboye tutored lads.
Sunshine Stars are on top of the 20-team table with 26
points, while Kano Pillars have 21 points.
The much talked about encounter between Shooting Stars and
Enyimba International FC ended 0-0 at the Lekan Salami Stadium in Ibadan.
The biggest win of the weekend came at the
newly-commissioned Karkanda Stadium, where Ifeanyi Ubah FC thrashed Elkanemi
Warriors 4 goals to 1.
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Bright Onyedikachi opened the scoring after 14 minutes,
before Solomon Eludi doubled the advantage some minutes later.
The third came courtesy of a brilliant solo effort from
Bright Onyedikachi as Ifeanyi Ubah continued to dominate and Solomon Eludi also
grabbed a brace too.
Elkanemi Warriors pulled one back courtesy of an injury time
strike from Mustapha Ibrahim.
In-form youngster Godwin Obaje inspired Wikki Tourists to a
three-nil thumping of Sharks FC at the Pantami Stadium in Gombe.
An excellent brace from Godwin Obaje and one from Alaba
Johnson completed the win, and further compounded Sharks woes in the 2014/15
Lobi Stars picked up a much needed 1-1 draw at Kwara United.
A 78th minute equalizer from Obioma Arinze cancelled out Segun Alebiosu's first
half goal for the Harmony Warriors.
Abia Warriors picked up a narrow 1-0 victory at home to Akwa
United, with Ndifreke Effiong netting the only goal in a game with very few
Giwa FC were forced to a one-all draw by Dolphins at the
Liberation Stadium. A first half strike from Ocheme Edoh handed the Jos
Elephants the curtain raiser, however Ifeanyi Egwim equalised in the 47th
minute to claim one point for the Pride of Rivers.
Nasarawa United claimed a hard fought 1-0 win over Bayelsa
United with Esosa Igbinoba scoring the only goal of the game.
Heartland brushed aside FC Taraba two goals to nil. Bright
Ejike broke the game's bareness in the 6th minute before Roland Koffi delivered
the second goal in the 31st minute.
Elsewhere, a first half strike from Razaq Adegbite eased the
pressure on ten-man Enugu Rangers who pipped Warri Wolves 1-0 at the Warri City
Stadium. Rangers have now moved from 12th to 11th on the table.
-Soccer Laduma For
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