NPFL Week 7: Doma Stun Hosts Gombe, Heartland Remain Winless, Rangers, 3SC Go Top

Doma United picked up an unexpected result away from home with a comfortable 0-3 win over Gombe United at the Pantami Stadium.

After a goalless first half, Emmanuel Ekpeyong scored the opener for the visitors in the 52nd minute before Emmanuel Jesam netted a brace for Doma in the 54th and 86th minute to secure all three points.

Akwa United failed to record a second consecutive home win after they were held to a barren draw by visiting Plateau United in Eket.

At the Adamasingba Stadium in Ibadan, Shooting Stars thrashed Niger Tornadoes 4-1 to move joint top of the league table.

Ayobami Adekunle gave Shooting the lead in the 16th minute but Ernest Chidi equalised for Tornadoes in the 35th minute.

The hosts restored their lead in the 46th minute through an Ayodeji Bamidele’s strike.

The Oluyole Warriors added two more goals through Gbolagade Adelowo and Ayinde in the 60th and 87th minutes respectively to secure an emphatic victory.

Bendel Insurance ended Remo Stars’ unbeaten run after defeating the Sky Blue Stars 1-0 at the Samuel Ogbemudua stadium in Benin.

Ismael Sarki scored the only goal of the game in the 25th minute to secure maximum points for the Benin Arsenals.

A 90+5 minutes strike from Alex Oyowah secured a 1-1 draw for Rivers United against visiting Sunshine Stars at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt after Duke Osimaga had earlier put the Akure Gunners ahead in the 52nd minute of the match.

In Aba, Chijioke Mbaoma converted from a spot kick in the 45th minute to hand Enyimba FC a mu h needed 1-0 win against Kwara United.

In an Oriental derby played at the Awka City Stadium, Rangers International condemned winless Heartland FC to a 2-0 defeat.

Kazim Ogunleye’s third minute strike on the 3rd minute gave the Flying Antelopes an early lead and a dream start before Kenneth Ogboke sealed the win 2-0 for Ranger in the 53rd minute.

In Umuahia, Ibrahim Dehinde scored a brace in the 11th and 21st to help Abia Warriors defeat Katsina United who got a consolatory goal later in the game as it ended 2-1 in favour of the host.

NPFL Matchday 7 Results

Gombe United 0-3 Doma United

Akwa United 0-0 Plateau United

Shooting Stars 4-1 Niger Tornadoes

Bendel Insurance 1-0 Remo Stars

Rivers United 1-1 Sunshine Stars

Enyimba 1-0 Kwara United

Rangers 2-0 Heartland FC

Abia Warrior 2-1 Katsina United.

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