Rivers United maintains their top spot after suffering a 1-0 defeat against Wikki Tourists at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium on Wednesday evening in the Nigeria Professional Football League match week 04.
Chinedu Sunday 30th minute opener secured the insurance policy for the Bauchi Elephant after a poor start to the new season and making it the first team to score against the pride of rivers this season.
Wikki Tourists lost their first game of the season and played a goalless draw with the 2016 champions Plateau united.
Enyimba has suffered its first loss of the ongoing 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League following a 2-0 defeat to a troubled Heartland in the Match Day 4 fixtures on Wednesday evening.
Heartland who in their own rights have not won a single match prior to this clash have further maintained an unbeaten record against Enyimba.
The Oriental Derby at the Dan Anyiam Stadium saw Shedrack Oghali scoring his second goal of the season in the 33rd minute to open the scoring for his side while Adachi Emmanuel made it’s 2-0 for the Naze Millionaires in the 53rd minute to secure maximum points.
Following this victory, Heartland became the first team this season to breach Enyimba defence while retaining the unwanted record of not defeating their opponent in the NPFL since 2013.
In the other matches, Adamawa United played out a 0-0 draw against visiting Nasarawa United while Kano Pillars shattered a recovery process of Plateau United by a lone goal.
In Ilorin, Kwara United shared the points with Awka United as the game ended 1-1 while Abia Warriors’ woes continue as they lost 1-3 at home to Jigawa Golden Stars.
At the hallowed grounds of Enugu Rangers, The Cathedral, it was another loss for the visiting Ifeanyi Ubah FC as they lost 1-2 to their host while Dakkada FC played out a 1-1 game with MFM at the Nest of Champions.
In Akure, Sunshine Stars forced Lobi Stars to a 2-2 draw to the cold hands of death were held to a 2-2 draw by Lobi Stars while Warri Wolves devoured visiting Katsina United with a 3-0 scoreline.
Following the conclusion of Match Day 4 fixtures, Rivers United despite the loss, top the table with 9 points closely followed by Rangers who are also on 9 points.
Jigawa Golden Stars shocked Abia Warriors in Aba with a 3-1 win over the Ochendo boys on Wednesday evening and remain the only team in the league yet to win or even draw a game and are bottom of the table with no point while Adamawa United who are also yet to win a game but have drawn two games have two points and are 19th on the table.
Sunshine Stars 2-2 Lobi Stars
Heartland 2-0 Enyimba FC
Rangers 2-1 FC Ifeanyi Ubah
Dakkada FC 1-1 MFM FC
Abia Warriors 1-3 Jigawa Golden Stars
Warri Wolves 3-0 Katsina United
Adamawa United 0-0 Nasarawa United
Wikki Tourists 1-0 Rivers United
Kano Pillars 1-0 Plateau United
Kwara United 1-1 Akwa United