NPFL: Lobi Stars defeat visiting Wikki Tourists + Results of Week 37 |

NPFL: Lobi Stars defeat visiting Wikki Tourists + Results of Week 37

Lobi Football Club of Makurdi on Sunday defeated visiting Wikki Tourists FC of Bauchi 3-2 in a match day 37 fixture of the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League.

In the match played at the Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi, Barnabas Imenger Jnr scored the match’s first goal.

Umenger spend scoring in the 22nd minute of the game.

Tony Agbaji extended the hosts’ through a penalty kick in the 60th minute, while Godfrey Utim scored the third goal in the 85th minute.

Ibrahim Salisu scored Wikki Tourists’ goals through a brace in the 36th and 41st minutes of play.

Baba Ganaru, the Chief Coach of Lobi Stars, later attributed the victory of his team to God.

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Ganaru said that the team’s players have been motivated to perform better.

He said they had been staying outside the club’s camp, but now the club management had put them in a hotel.

The coach pointed out that this went a way to help the team achieve success.

He said: “We have had to go back to the drawing board for us to strategise and move out of the league’s relegation area.

“Before I came to Lobi Stars, 80 per cent of those I contacted for advice did want me to take the risk because the team was on the red line.

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“But I decided to take the risk to come to Lobi against the wishes of my people.

“I took the decision because of the love I have for the club’s Vice-Chairman, Dominic Iorfa, and the team.”

Speaking also, the coach of Wikki Tourists, Abdullahi Adamu, said he expected a win for his team but it did come in spite of the efforts made by the players.

Match Day 37 Results:
Kastina United 2-0 Plateau United

Gombe United 1-0 Rangers International

Akwa United 2-2 Abia Warriors

Niger Tornadoes 2-1 Heartland FC

Shooting FC 3-2 Rivers United

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Sunshine 0-1 Remo Stars

Nasarawa United 1-0 Kano Pillars

Kwara United 3 -0 MFM FC

Enyimba International 0-2 Dakkada FC

Lobi 3-2 Wikki Tourists.

Match Day 38 fixtures to be played on July 17:
Heartland FC vs Kwara United

Remo Stars vs Niger Tornadoes

Dakkada FC vs Sunshine Stars

Plateau United vs Enyimba International

Wikki Tourists vs Katsina United

Abia Warriors vs Lobi Stars

Rangers International vs Akwa United

Rivers United vs Gombe United

Kano Pillars vs Shooting Stars

MFM FC vs Nasarawa United.


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