Abuja, Feb. 20, 2019 Newcomers Kada City Stars Football Club of Kaduna on Wednesday beat hosts Plateau United FC of Jos 1-0 in a 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture.
In one of the two away wins recorded on the league’s Match Day 10, Kada City Stars scored through Sadiq Suleiman in the 81st minute at the New Jos Stadium.
The game was a Group B fixture, and the win pushed the Kaduna side to 10 points from eight matches.
In the match played at Gombe’s Pantami Stadium, Henry Ochuba’s seventh minute goal made all the difference for the visitors.
Michael Ugwu scored for the hosts in the 13th minute, while Osy Martins drew the visitors level in the 49th minute of the Group A match.
Enyimba International beat visiting Katsina United 2-0 in a Group A match also, after Ifeanyi Anaemena’s 34th minute penalty kick goal and Abdulrahman Bashir’s 60th minute goal
But the visitors had Chinedu Ajanah dismissed for dissent in the 12th minute and Dominic Abbah sent off in the 43rd minute after a foul on Bashir.
In the same group, Akwa United FC of Uyo extended their unbeaten run to five matches by beating visiting FC IfeanyiUbah 1-0.
Mfon Udoh made it his sixth goal in nine appearances with a 40th minute strike for the hosts to win.
Gambo Mohammed scored in the 72nd minute and Rabiu Ali finishing off the game with an 87th minute penalty kick.
Abba Umar reduced the tally in the 86th minute.
Lobi Stars struggled to beat Remo Stars of Sagamu 2-1 in Makurdi in another Group A fixture, after the visitors drew level with a Sunday Williams’ 23rd minute goal.
Yaya Kone gave the hosts a 14th minute lead, and he secured the win for them with another goal in the opening minute of added time.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the league will return on Feb. 27 with Match Day 11 fixtures.
(Edited by Olawale Alabi)