Glo Premier League: Sharks Retains Pole Position, As Pillars Beat Nasarawa United

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Sharks and Sunshine Stars produced a six-goal thriller at the Akure Township Stadium on Saturday, as both teams settled for a 3-3 draw.

The visitors opened scoring a minute to the half-hour mark through Ifeanyi Inyam, following a sweeping counter-attack move involving playmaker Christian Pyagbara.

The hosts drew level when Oghogho Oduokpe converted a penalty in the 37th minute.

Sunshine scored twice in the space of seven minutes to peg the ‘Blues Angels’ back, courtesy of their explosive approach to the start of the second-half.

Glo Premier League Match-Ball.
Glo Premier League Match-Ball.

Oduokpe scored from another penalty in the 49th minute, when a Sharks player was adjudged to have handled the ball in the goal area.

Alaba Adeniyi headed home a loose ball in the visitors’ goal area to double ‘Akure Gunners’s’ lead in the 56th minute.

Chima Akas pulled one goal back for Sharks on 69 minutes, before Fredrick Oboamate restored parity 14 minutes to the dead.

Coach Gbenga Ogungbote’s side, who are now unbeaten in seven successive league games, remains top of the Glo Premier League, two points clear of second-placed Nasarawa United, with 23 points from 13 games.

Sunshine Stars have 20 points from 13 games.

At the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kano Pillars won the first of their three home matches after banishment against Nasarawa United.

Adamu Hassan opened scoring for Pillars following a defensive mix-up in the visitors’ goal area on 25 minutes.

Rabiu Ali doubled Pillars’ lead from 12 yards, after Hassan was brought down in the goal area, in the 67th minute.

Pillars have notched up 17 points from 12 games, while Nasarawa United have 21 points from 13 games.


Sunshine Stars 3-3

Sharks Kano Pillars 2-0 Nasarawa

Dolphins 1-0 Akwa United

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