NPFL Playoff: Enyimba lead the table

*Kano Pillars thugs create pandemonium

Enyimba hit to the top of the table of the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football Super Six Playoff with a 3-1 defeat of FC IfeanyiUbah on Monday at the Agege Stadium, Lagos. They lead the championship standing on nine points.

Kano Pillars who played 1-1 draw with Rangers also on Monday dropped to the second spot on eight points. Rangers International captain, Godwin Aguda rescued the point for the Flying Antelopes against Kano Pillars late into the match.

The goal came in the 90th minute after Kano Pillars had shot into the lead 32 minutes earlier.

But soon after pandemonium broke out as Pillars captain Rabiu Ali led an attack against the referee over the penalty kick. Even as his team mates and security officials battled to rescue the referee, thugs identifying with the team broke onto the pitch with various weapons and held up every proceeding at the stadium. It was a handful for the policemen and Lagos State security out fit Neighbourhood Watch to restore order.

Points were shared in the second game of the day between Akwa United and Lobi Stars in a goalless draw.

Akwa United are third on six points, one ahead of Rangers.

IfeanyiUbah have lost all their four match days.

The last of the match series will be played on Wednesday to determine the winners of the playoff.

MATCH-DAY 4 (Monday) Results

Rangers 1-1 Kano Pillars

Akwa Utd 0-0 Lobi Stars

Enyimba 3-1 IfeanyiUbah