Over the weekend, the Nigeria Professional Football League had some thrilling encounters for fans. A 2-0 win over visiting Warri Wolves saw Kwara United reclaim the top spot in the league at the Ilorin Township Stadium on Sunday, February 28, 2021.
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An eight-minute strike from Stephen Jude put the Ilorin-based side ahead before Michael Ohanu scored a second in the 26th minute to gift the home side a comfortable lead before half time as Kwara hung on till the end.
The biggest win for the weekend saw Akwa United thrash Rivers United 3-0 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo. Seth Mayi set up Mfon Udoh for the opener in the 40th minute. Ten minutes after the break, Charles Atshimene made it two for the hosts. With just a minute left from normal time, Morice’s effort made it 3-0 for the Uyo-based side.
League giants, Enyimba FC, earned a vital away 1-1 draw against Jigawa Golden Stars, while Plateau United also battled to a barren draw away to Ifeanyi Ubah FC.
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Abia Warriors 1-0 Wikki Tourists
Kwara United 2-0 Warri Wolves
Jigawa GS 1-1 Enyimba
Akwa United 3-0 Rivers United
FC Ifeanyi Ubah 0-0 Plateau United
Lobi 2-1 Katsina United
Rangers 2-0 Heartland
Sunshine Stars 0-0 Adamawa United
Dakkada 3-2 Kano Pillars
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In the Nigeria Women’s Football League (NWFL), the match week 7 saw some interesting results as visiting Rivers Angels piped Pelican Stars FC 2-1, Bayelsa Queens also recorded a vital 2-1 away win against Abia Angels FC, while Royal Queens registered a comfortable 2-0 home win against Dreamstar Ladies.
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Royal Queens 2-0 Dreamstar Ladies
Ibom Angels FC 0-1 Nassarawa Amazons FC
Abia Angels FC 1-2 Bayelsa Queens FC
Pelican Stars FC 1-2 Rivers Angels FC
Osun Babes FC 1-0 Sunshine Queens FC
Delta Queens 1-0 FC Robo Queens
Edo Queens FC 1-0 Confluence Queens
In the Spanish Laliga, Super Eagles star, Samuel Chukwueze, shone brightly despite Villareal’s 2-0 loss to league leaders, Atletico Madrid, in the Spanish La Liga on Sunday, February 28, 2021. Chukwueze who was on for the entire duration of the game bagged the Man of the Match award.
Paul Onuachu also continued his brilliant goal scoring run in the Belgian league after scoring from the spot in KRC Genk’s 2-1 win against RC Sporting Cherleroi on Friday, February 26, 2021.
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