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NPFL: Enyimba, Insurance draw in Aba, Rivers United survive Abia Warriors scare

Enyimba and Bendel Insurance played out a 1-1 draw in a thrilling Nigeria Premier Football League contest in Aba on Sunday

Chukwuemeka Obioma put Enyimba ahead from the penalty spot one minute before the break.

It was Obioma’s eighth goal of the campaign.

Imade Osehenkhoe levelled scores for the visitors from a free-kick nine minutes from time.

The forward has now registered seven goals for the Benin Arsenals this season.

Insurance maintained their unbeaten streak this season following the draw.

The Benin Arsenals occupy top spot in Group A with 24 points from 10 matches.

Holders Rivers United rallied to hold Abia Warriors to a 1-1 draw in Port Harcourt

Nweke Kalu gave Abia Warriors the lead with an exquisite finish three minutes after the break.

The hosts salvaged a point deep into stoppage time with Morice Chukwu firing home from 12 yards.

FULL RESULTS

Enyimba 1-1 Bendel Insurance FC

Akwa United 2-0 Shooting Stars SC

Kwara United 2-0 El-Kanemi Warriors

Plateau United 2-0 Gombe United

Remo Stars 1-0 Nasarawa United

Rivers United 1-1 Abia United

Wikki Tourists 1-1 Sunshine Stars

Dakkada 1- 2 Niger Tornadoes.

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