Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan secured a late equaliser to hold hosts Gombe United to a 1-1 draw i the Nigeria Professional Football League clash at the Pantami Stadium on Sunday.
Samuel Agba put the home team ahead via a penalty on the half-hour mark, and were heading for a win before Nonso Mbakwe equalised in the 92 minutes.
“The goal means a lot to me and it will make me work more harder, I want to play every game,” Mbakwe said after the match.
Struggling side Remo Stars earned their first win in six games as they beat Ilorin-based ABS 3-0 courtesy of goals by Ekene Awazie, Salefu Ochowechi and Saheed Lasisi.
Remo is now off the bottom of the log above Wikki Tourists who will play in a later date against Enugu Rangers, who are on CAF Champions League assignment.
Plateau United maintained their top spot on the League table after an impressive 2-0 win against Kano Pillars at the Rwang Pam Stadium in Jos.
Elsewhere, El Kanemi Warriors kept pace with leaders Plateau at the top of the log with a 2-0 win against Niger Tornadoes. Akwa United beat visiting Sunshine Stars 3-2, as IfeanyiUbah were defeated 2-0 by Nasarawa United.
Full results of NPFL fixtures for Sunday:
Remo Stars 3 vs 0 ABS
Abia Warriors 2 vs 1 Lobi Stars
Nasarawa United 2 vs 0 IfeanyiUbah
El Kanemi 2 vs 0 Niger Tornadoes
Plateau United 2 vs 0 Kano Pillars
Gombe United 1 vs 1 Shooting Stars
Akwa United 3 vs 1 Sunshine Stars
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