Yesterday, the Nnewe-based FC Ifeanyi Ubah defeated the strong team, Enyimba International FC of Aba by a single goal in the NPFL match day 29 game, which happened at Ifeanyi Ubah International Stadium in Nnewi-Ozubulu.
Obake Godwin, FC Ibeanyi Ubah goal machine’s only goal of the action-packed encounter is to increase his goal haul in the season to twelve, by the 49th minute.
It was a very fast pace that has been set by the Anambra warriors, stealing their opponents to their own half of the pitch, except for occasional forays of attack from Mfon Udoh, who lead the attack line of the visitors.
The brilliant run of Prince Aggreh in the opening minute of the game was obstructed by the defence of the visitors that led to a corner kick, the move attracted a standing ovation from the supporters and fans of the Anambra Warriors, who are cheering for their darling team on.
Luamba Ugoma, midfielder, also had his chance of getting the opener in the 3rd minute of the game if Theophilus Afelokha, goal keeper rose to the occasion.
According to other results, Plateau United, NPFL leaders had slipped again after they fell 0-1 at Niger Tornadoes just as second-placed MFM reduced the gap at the top to a mere two points with Akwa United also within a striking distance.
Plateau United continue to be at the top of the rankings on 51 points, but Akwa United shot to third place with 46 points after they beat troubled Gombe United 3-0. On the other hand, MFM FC consolidated their second spot on the log with 49 points, courtesy of Stephen Odey’s 17th goal of the season against visiting Wikki Tourists.
Gombe stopped 3-0 at Akwa United and ABS could not beat Rivers United in Ilorin after a game ended in a scoreless draw.