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NPFL Super Six: Enyimba FC lead the standings after Matchday two

Enyimba International FC of Aba sit top of the Nigeria Premier Football League Super Six playoffs table after Matchday two.

To crown the Champions for the 2022/2023 Abridged NPFL Season, the top three from Group A and B are currently at the Playoffs in a race for the title.

In Matchday two games decided on Tuesday June 6, 2023, Enyimba FC defeated Lobi Stars FC 1-0 to go top of the standings.

League top-scorer Emeka Obioma scored the winning goal in the 16th minute of the match.

Unlike in the opening day draw against Remo Stars, Enyimba FC cautiously saw out the encounter to claim maximum points and take their tally to four points from two matches.

In the second game of the day, Rivers United snatched a late 2-2 draw against Remo Stars.

Nyima Nwagua opened the scoring for Rivers United in the 16th minute.

Olamilekan Adedayo brought Remo Stars back into the game in the 71st minute.

He scored the second goal for the Sky Blue Stars in the 93rd minute before Abegunrin Lukman snatched a late point for Rivers United in the 96th minute to ensure a share of the spoils.

Rivers United now have four points from two games to occupy the second position.

The last game between Bendel Insurance FC and Sunshine Stars of Akure also failed to produce a winner.

Divine Nwachukwu fired Edo State Government sponsored Bendel Insurance FC ahead in the 7th minute but tall defender Ekerette Udom levelled scores in the 61st minute to force a 1-1 draw.

Action continues on Wednesday June 7. Enyimba FC will face Bendel Insurance FC. Lobi Stars FC are up against Rivers United FC while Remo Stars will face Sunshine Stars in a Southwest derby.

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