NPFL Super Six Playoffs: Holders Rivers United Beat Sunshine Stars 1-0 To Go Top.

Reigning NPFL champions Rivers United defeated Sunshine Stars 1-0 on Saturday June 3 in the second fixture of the Nigeria Professional Football League Super Six playoff at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Lagos.

Ebube Duru scored the only goal of the match from a penalty kick in the 63rd minute, after Mark Gibson was fouled inside the box.

Duru almost scored his second of the match four minutes from time but his free kick hit the crossbar.

The Pride of Rivers top the table with three points after eight-time champions Enyimba FC were earlier held to a 2-2 draw by Remo Stars. Bendel Insurance also played out a goalless draw against Lobi Stars.

Rivers United face Remo Stars in their next game on Monday while Sunshine Stars will battle Bendel Insurance.

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