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NPFL: Kwara United tops the league log with another victory over Nasarawa United

Adams Jesse

It was a good day at the office for Abdullahi Biffo led Kwara United as they returned to the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League table with a 2 nil win over Nasarawa United.

The north central derby lived up to its billing as Nasarawa United controlled possession right from the blast of the whistle.

On the 17th minute, Nasarawa United thought they had gotten the lead when Chinedu Ohanachom found the back of net after benefitting from Dele Aiyenugba’s mistake.

Kwara United grew into the game as they gradually grew into the game.

Kwara United got the lead in the 58th minute when full back, Samuel Ganda lashed onto a loose pass from Jude Stephen to raffle home the opener from close.

The solid miners in search of an equalize came all out as the dou of Silas Nwankwo and Chinedu Ohanachom tried their luck from distance but could not hit target.

Ebuka Anaekwe and Tebo Franklin tested Dele Aiyenugba before Jude Stephen dribbled his way pass two Nasarawa united players before bending his effort narrowly wide.

On the 81st minutes, Micheal Ohanu sealed the points for the Harmony warriors as he glided the ball past Godwin Ameh in goal for Nasarawa united as Kwara United returned to the top of the npfl table.

With the win Kwara United return top of the league with 36 points from 19 games as Nasarawa United dropped down to 6th from the same number of games.

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Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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