NPFL : Enyimba beat Nasarawa United in Lafia to go top of Table

NPFL : Enyimba beat Nasarawa United in Lafia to go top of Table

Enyimba recorded their second away win of the season with a 2-1 win against Nasarawa United in Lafia on Wednesday.

The Aba Elephants took the lead in the 16th minute, thanks to an own goal from after Nasarawa United defender Abdullahi Abubakar.

 


Chinedu Ohanachom restored parity for Nasarawa United in the 20th minutes after meeting Katoh Haggai’s pinpoint cross.

 

Enyimba regained their lead in the 32nd minute, Cyril Olisema scored the from the penalty spot after Sodiq Abdulrazak brought down Anayo Iwuala in the box.

 

The visitors were reduced to 10 men in the second half of the game as Anthony Omaka was shown straight red for using his elbow on Chinedu Ohanachom.

 

The Solid Miners almost scored the equaliser late in the game, but Chinedu Ohanachum headed a cross against the post with goalkeeper John Noble beaten.

 

Enyimba held on for the win that saw them move to the top of the table with 18 points from eight games, while Nasarawa United slipped to 6th.

 

Enyimba FC have now won five away games since the appointment of Fatai Osho, at least two more than any team in the NPFL during the period.

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