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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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