Enyimba have eventually relinquished the top spot of the Glo Premier League to Kano Pillars after losing to Kwara United.
They have not just dropped from the lead position of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), they have moved down the top-three spot completely and could fall further down, pending the results involving El-Kanemi Warriors, Warri Wolves and Enugu Rangers on Sunday.
Former Enyimba defender Okey Odita scored the winner in the 22nd minute for the Ilorin side.
Kwara United now ranks third with 44 points while Bayelsa United claimed the second spot after Sarurday matches.
Bayelsa United beat ABS as a late goal from substitute Adamu Mohammed and Obinna Njoku made the difference. ABS now sits in the bottom four of the League.
Pillars are back on the top with an outstanding match to play. Super Eagles forward Gambo Mohammed scored the match winner with 17 minutes to full time against Sharks.
The league champions now lead the NPFL table on 45 points with a superior goal difference over second-placed Bayelsa United.
Gombe United defeated coach Kadiri Ikhana’s Nasarawa United by two goal at the Pantami Stadium in the other match played on Saturday.
Bilyaminu scored the opener in the 22nd minute before Habibu Inusa added the second, five minutes into the restart.
Gombe United now occupies the sixth spot on 40 points while Nasarawa United who had just employed Ikhana at the helm are still battling relegation.