NPFL: Lobi Stars Beat Bayelsa Utd Away; Reclaim Top Spot, Sporting Lagos Thrash Pillars

Posted by Timige, On 6 Nov, 2023 | Updated On 6 Nov, 2023 No Comments »


Lobi Stars reclaimed top spot in the Nigeria Premier Football League after recording a 2-1 away win against Bayelsa United at the Samson Siasia Stadium, Yenagoa on Monday.

Samuel Tiza gave Lobi Stars the lead a minute before the half hour mark.

The home team fought their way back with Robert Mizo netting the equaliser three minutes before the break.

It was Mizo’s sixth goal of the campaign.

Tiza struck again in the 67th minute to win it for visitors.

Lobi Stars occupy top spot on the log with 14 points from seven games.

Bayelsa United remain in 19th position with six points from seven games.

At the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan, Lagos, Junior Lokosa scored twice as Sporting Lagos thrashed Kano Pillars 3-0.

Lokosa was on target in the 12th and 36th minutes against his former club.

The former NPFL top scorer has now scored three goals for Paul Offor’s side.

Jonathan Alukwu scored the other goal for Sporting Lagos.

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Source: Complete Sport

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