Abdullahi scored five goals to help the Pillars pick up a vital point in Gombe as they defeated Gombe United 5-2.
Abdullahi scored five goals to help the Pillars pick up maximum points in Gombe as they defeated Gombe United 5-2.
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Sporting Lagos battled till the end to overcome Katsina United in a heated clash in the NPFL.
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Former League leaders Lobi Stars failed to walk the talk in Benin City after a war of words against hosts Bendel Insurance.
Abdullahi made history in Gombe
Kano Pillars’ Abdullahi scored in the 10th, 14th, 33rd, 45th, and 60th minute of the game. He would have made it six, but the woodwork denied him.
Abdullahi made history at the Pantami Township Stadium, Gombe, becoming the youngest player to score a hat-trick in NPFL.
Also, he became the youngest player to score a hat-trick in the first half of an NPFL game and the first to find the back of the net five times in a single away game.
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Kingdom Osayi has not conceded a goal in the NPFL since October 29 against Shooting Stars.
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Musa began his professional career with Kano Pillars in the NPFL in 2008. He quickly established himself as one of the most promising young players in the League.
Abdullahi was delighted with the First NPFL goal.
The young striker was delighted to score his first NPFL goals and looks forward to getting a call-up to represent Nigeria's national teams.
“This is the first time I am playing in the NPFL and my joy is immeasurable and I owe it all to God because victory is from God,” he said.
Samuel Edem remains the player to score 6 in the NPFL game
Meanwhile, Samuel Edem Eduok remains the only player to have scored more goals than Yusuf Abdullahi in a single game in the history of the NPFL.
According to stats from Made in Africa Sports, Samuel Edem Eduok scored all six for his team against Nembe City in 2014.
Edem helped defunct Dolphins to thrash Nembe City 6-0 in October 2014.