Abia Warriors

Abia Warriors

13th in Nigerian Professional League

Goalkeeper Charles Tambe out of hospital after Nigerian shooting Goalkeeper Charles Tambe out of hospital after Nigerian shooting

Tambe was on a workout as part of a program arranged by club coaches during the coronavirus shutdown when he was accosted near his home.

Akwa United close the gap on league leaders Akwa United close the gap on league leaders

Michael Ibe's goal for 10-man Akwa United sealed a 1-0 away victory against Yobe Desert Stars on a weekend in which league leaders Lobi Stars lost.

Lobi Stars pull further clear at the top Lobi Stars pull further clear at the top

Lobi Stars moved five points clear at the top of the NPFL table on Sunday thanks to a 1-0 home win against Sunshine Stars.

NPFL wrap: Top four remain unchanged NPFL wrap: Top four remain unchanged

The title-favourites in the Nigeria Professional Football League failed to show the stuff of champions on match-day 14.

NPFL wrap: Plateau miss a golden chance NPFL wrap: Plateau miss a golden chance

Plateau United failed to capitalise on MFM's slip up, while Enugu Rangers made it three wins on the trot.

NPFL Wrap: Akwa lose ground on leaders Plateau NPFL Wrap: Akwa lose ground on leaders Plateau

Plateau United and MFM maintained their fight for Nigerian Professional Football League honours on Sunday, but Akwa United lost further ground.

Plateau United extend lead in Nigeria as MFM stumble Plateau United extend lead in Nigeria as MFM stumble

Nigeria league leaders Plateau United were the big winners on match-day 21, while champions Enugu Rangers suffered another heavy defeat.

Midweek games return, as top guns look to extend lead Midweek games return, as top guns look to extend lead

Midweek games return on Wednesday in the NPFL, and based on fixtures and form, fans shouldn't expect radical changes at the top of the standings.

Nigeria Professional Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Rivers United .. 38 +34 77
2 Plateau United 38 +21 67
3 Remo Stars 38 +17 62
4 Kwara United 38 -2 58
5 Enugu Rangers 38 +11 56
6 Nasarawa Unite.. 38 -6 53
7 Enyimba 38 +3 52
8 Gombe United 38 0 52
9 Akwa United 38 -1 52
10 Wikki Tourists 38 -1 52
11 Sunshine Stars 38 0 51
12 Niger Tornadoe.. 38 -6 51
13 Abia Warriors 38 +6 50
14 Dakkada FC 38 -7 49
15 Lobi Stars 38 -12 49
16 Shooting Stars.. 38 -4 48
17 Katsina United 38 -8 48
18 Heartland 38 -16 47
19 Kano Pillars 38 -4 45
20 MFM FC 38 -25 36
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