The Game Week 26 matches of the Glo Nigeria Professional Football League 2014/2015 Season saw Enyimba FC extend their lead on the table to 3 points ahead of Sunshine Stars who still follow tightly in contention for the title.
10 matches played produced 19 goals, no away wins, but 2 draws. A swap of the team at the base of the league table also adds to the growth of excitement of the 2014/15 Glo NPFL season.
Sharks FC held table toppers and two-time African champions, Enyimba FC to a barren draw at the Liberation Stadium, Port Harcourt. The Blue Angels were without their leading scorer, Christian Pyagbara to the joy of the Aba Elephants defense. A point on the road meant that Enyimba extended their lead on the table by a point, and Sharks dropped a place to 18th on the log.
Sunshine Stars lost 2-1 to Wikki Tourists in Bauchi. The Owena Waves conceded twice in the first 16 minutes through Victor Yakubu and Mubarak Umar before Dele Olorundare pulled one back late in the first half. The 2nd half ended barren with 3 points to the homers who are now tied on points with Warri Wolves 3rd on the log.
Bright Ejike ends his goal drought of about a month and half when he found the back of the net for Heartland FC in a 1-0 win over Warri Wolves at the Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri. The loss made the Seasiders remain 3rd on the table but now with same number of points (44) as Wikki Tourists.
FC Taraba put in a good fight to beat defending champions, Kano Pillars 1-0 as they gather hope in surviving the drop. The win takes Taraba out of the bottom place to 19th. A third consecutive loss to Masu Gida see the champions drop to 11th and 12 points behind the league leaders, Enyimba.
Meshack Chukwubuikem’s eight minute goal for FC Ifeanyi Ubah ensured that Bayelsa United replaced Taraba at the bottom of the table. The game ended with the loan goal pushing the Anambra Warriors to 9th place.
Dolphins FC impressed against Akwa United in a 2-0 win in Port Harcourt with Omo Johnson and Oghogho Oduokpe bagging the goals on Sunday. Dolphins remain 17th while Akwa United dropped to 15th with 30 points.
Sunday Adetunji was the hero in Ibadan getting a brace in front of home fans as Shooting Stars SC beat Abia Warriors. 2-0 ended the interesting match and saw the Oluyole Warriors rise to 10th place.
Nasarawa United walloped 9-man Kwara United 3-0 in Lafia. All goals were scored before the break through Ugochukwu Leonard, who scored a brace and Esosa Igbinoba. The Harmony Warriors are now just a point above the relegation zone while the Solid Miners moved up to 8th on the table.
Giwa FC humbled Lobi Stars 2-0 in Jos to advance to 5th on the log and 7 points behind table toppers. Late goals by Hassan Abubakar and Aminu Mbai got the much needed 3 points for the Elephants.
Enugu Rangers retained the 2-point lead above their opponents, El-Kanemi Warriors after a 2-2 draw on Sunday. The Flying Antelopes and the Maiduguri club are 12th and 13th placed on the table respectively..