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NPFL: Lobi Stars, Enyimba reach play-offs; Kwara Utd, Insurance relegated

NPFL: Enyimba beat Pillars as Rivers Utd edge 3SC

Defending champions, Lobi Stars secured a spot in the play-offs with a goalless draw on the final day of the 2018-19 regular Nigeria Professional football League (NPFL) season.

Enyimba of Aba also made it to the playoffs despite losing 2-1 to Katsina on Sunday.

Lobi and the People’s Elephants joined Enugu Rangers as the three teams that picked the play-off tickets from Group A.

FC IfeanyiUbah will also compete in the NPFL title play-off after emerging from Group B alongside Akwa United and Kano Pillars.

Below are the teams that made it to the play-offs and the teams that got demoted from the Nigerian top flight.

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GROUP A

NPFL Play-off Teams

1.Rangers International
2.Lobi Stars
3.Enyimba International

Relegated Teams
9.Bendel Insurance
10.Kwara United
11.Niger Tornadoes
12.Remo Stars

GROUP B

NPFL Play-off Teams

1.Akwa United
2.Kano Pillars
3.FC Ifeanyi Ubah

Relegated Teams

9. Gombe United
10.Elkanemi Warriors
11.Go Round FC
12.Yobe Desert Stars

FULL RESULTS on Final Day

Sunshine *4-2* MFM
Wikki *1-0* Rangers
Katsina *2-1* Enyimba
Tornadoes *0-1* Kwara
Remo *0-0* Lobi
Rivers *1-0* Insurance
Yobe *1-2* Nasarawa
Abia *3-0* Pillars
Heartland *2-0* El-Kanemi
Delta *0-0* Plateau
Go-Round *0-1* Gombe
FCIU *2-1* Akwa

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