In a riveting clash on NPFL24 Matchday 10, Lobi Stars reaffirmed their dominance with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Shooting Stars, securing their top spot in the league standings. Waheed Adebayo opened the scoring for Lobi, Gideon Monday responded for Shooting Stars, but Orji Kalu’s late penalty sealed the win for the home side.
Enyimba scripted a memorable away triumph over Oriental rivals Heartland, marking their first win on Heartland’s turf since 2015. The People’s Elephant dashed Kennedy Boboye’s debut hopes with a solitary goal from Stephen Chukwude in the 81st minute, clinching a significant victory.
Kwara United continued to impress with a commanding 2-0 win over Gombe United. Alao Muhammed’s early goal set the tone for the Afonja Warriors, and Abubakar Garba added a second in the second half, solidifying Kwara United’s strong performance.
Sunshine Stars emerged victorious in the Southwest derby against Sporting Lagos, securing a 1-0 win in Akure. Moses Omodumueke’s lone goal proved decisive, earning the Owena Waves maximum points in an intense regional showdown.
Bendel Insurance and Kano Pillars battled to a goalless draw at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano. Super Eagles goalkeeper Amas Obasogie played a pivotal role, saving a penalty for Bendel Insurance and securing an important away point against the formidable Kano Pillars.
Remo Stars and Doma United played out a goalless draw in Ikenne, extending Doma United’s impressive unbeaten run to six games in NPFL24. The stalemate showcased both teams’ defensive resilience and ensured Doma United’s continued ascent in the league.
In the Oriental derby, Abia Warriors edged past Enugu Rangers with a narrow 1-0 victory. Collins Nwoburuoke’s solitary goal secured the Umiahia Landlords three crucial points in a tightly contested NPFL24 Matchday 10 clash.
Niger Tornadoes broke a five-game winless streak by defeating Akwa United, thanks to a decisive strike from Bashiru Usman. The Ikon Allah boys climbed to 17th place in the standings following their hard-fought triumph.
Katsina United and Bayelsa United played to a 1-1 draw in their NPFL24 Matchday 10 encounter. Tekena Garando opened the scoring for Bayelsa United, countered by Lukman Bello’s equalizer for Katsina United, ensuring both teams shared the spoils in an evenly contested match.
The NPFL24 Matchday 10 fixtures showcased a thrilling blend of competitive clashes, historic moments, and impressive performances, keeping football enthusiasts on the edge of their seats as the league action continues to unfold.