There was drama in Group A in the NPFL featuring Remo Stars and Gombe United while Bendel Insurance remained invincible.
NPFL witnessed a dramatic evening across the country with Remo Stars against Gombe United at the centre of it all in Ikenne.
The game between the two teams was abandoned at halftime with nothing to separate both teams following a 0-0 scoreline.
Remo were down to ten men at the break following the dismissal of Dayo Ojo just before the break but things quickly went awry when officials failed to show up for the second half.
“The match officials have decided not to come out of the tunnel for the second half with reasons best known to them,” the Ikenne side stated in a statement on their social media.
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“We can however confirm that there is law and order in place, with the fans enjoying good music and calm at the stadium. “
Bendel Insurance continue brilliant run
In Plateau State, leaders Bendel Insurance proved it will take more than passion to beat them after a share of the spoils on Jos.
Insurance made it 12 games without defeat this season in the NPFL following a 1-1 draw at the New Jos Stadium.
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An average of two goals was scored per game in the NPFL with champions Rivers United dropping points at home.
Izuchukwu Chimezie opened the scoring just before the break but Echeta Deputy ensured the spoils were shared when they netted an equaliser 13 minutes from time.
In Uyo, there were more dropped points for former champions Enyimba following a narrow defeat to Akwa United.
Uche Collins was the hero for the Promise Keeper after he scored the only goal of the game 18 minutes from time.
The win takes United’s unbeaten run to eight matches while the People’s Elephants have now dropped points in each of their last three games.
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At the moment, Remo Stars sit in fifth position in Group A with 14 points, after four wins, two draws and three defeats.
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The Remo academy player lost his father on Tuesday morning before linking up with his teammates for the important FA Cup clash against their senior team.
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The win now sees Gombe United move up to sixth in Group A, while Plateau United remain in fourth - behind Bendel Insurance, Enyimba and Akwa United.
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For Remo Stars, the defeat now sees them rooted to fifth in Group A, and nine points behind leaders Bendel Insurance.