Akwa United relinquished the top spot of the Glo Premier League standings, following a 1-0 loss to Giwa FC at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos, on Wednesday.
Coach Gbenga Ogunbote-led Sharks FC sealed a 2-1 win away at Kaduna United to move to the top of the league table.
Christian Pyagbara’s brace helped the Port-Harcourt-based outfit record maximum points at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium.
Sharks have now recorded 14 point from a possible 24 and are tied
on points with Akwa United, but lead on goal difference.
Giwa United stunned Akwa United at home courtesy of an Amos Gyang strike after ten minutes of kick-off.
The victory helped the league debutantes move up fourth with 12 points from seven matches.
Kaduna United sits in the 18th position with seven points ahead of their trip to Gombe this weekend.
Match Day 8 Results
Dolphins 1-0 Warri Wolves
Rangers 2-1 Abia Warriors
Nembe City 1-1 Heartland
El-Kanemi Warriors 1-0 Crown FC
Kaduna United 1-2 Sharks
Nasarawa United 1-0 Gombe United
Giwa FC 1-0 Akwa United
Sunshine Stars 1-0 FC Taraba
Enyimba 3-0 Lobi Stars