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NPFL: Race for Top Scorer Gets Heat Up as Two Players Levels with Rabiu Ali on 10 Goals

Adams, Jesse Odoba

The race for the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season has taken a new dimension as two players scored on MD 25 to level with legendary Kano Pillars midfielder Rabiu Ali.

Nasarawa United’s Silas Nwankwo who is enjoying his most productive season ever in the top tier of the npfl was in a sensational form as his 9th and 10th goal of the season led his side to a 3-1 win over Warri Wolves at the Lafia City Stadium.

In Jos, it was Mohammed Zulkifilu who got his tenth of the season after converting from 12 yards in the 68th minutes as he led Plateau United took the three points off Katsitna United at the new Jos Stadium.

Three players are already on 10 goals as others are really breathing down their necks and one of them is Jude Stephen scored his 9th goal of the season in the 2-1 loss to FC Ifeanyi in Nnewi.

Ossy Martins solitary strike was enough to hand Lobi Stars a resounding win over Enugu Rangers at the Aper Aku stadium in Makurdi for his joined Mustapha Ibrahim on 8 goals each.

With twelve round of games left to conclude the NPFL season, who do you think will win the golden boot?


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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