Kano Pillars edged Enyimba by a lone goal on Wednesday to remain on top of the Glo Premier League log.
An 86th minute strike from Gambo Mohammed made the difference as ‘The Sai Maitsugida’ now lead with 54 points from a possible 93, while Enyimba have racked up 49 points.
A 1-1 draw between Sharks and 3SC means he Ibadan club now sits at the bottom of the log with 35 points from 31 matches. Sharks now have 41 points from 31 matches.
In the wake of their 3 point deduction, Shooting Stars missed a lot of goal scoring chances and were a goal down in the 44th minute when Fortune Omaniwa put the visitors ahead with a wonderful half volley from the edge of the box to beat goalkeeper Abiodun Akande.
Gbolahan Salami equalized for 3SC in the 73rd minute from a spot kick after Ibrahim Adewale was brought down inside the box.
Heartland played out a scoreless draw against Akwa United in Uyo on Wednesday. ‘The Naze Millionaires’ goalkeeper Ebele Obi thwarted a host of scoring opportunities to compliment the compact defence of the Owerri club.
Heartland now have 44 points, while Akwa United have 42 points.
Other Week 31 Results.
Wikki 1 vs. Nasarawa 0
ABS 2 vs. Sunshine Stars 1
Akwa United 0 vs. Heartland 0
Bayelsa United 1 vs. Rangers 0
Lobi 3 vs. Nembe City 0
Dolphins 2 vs. Warri Wolves 1
Gombe United 3 vs. Kaduna United 0
3SC 1 vs. Sharks 1
Kano Pillars 1 vs. Enyimba 0