Kano Pillars’ taste of the top of the Glo Premier League was short lived after Bayelsa United edged Sharks by a lone goal in Yanagoa and Enyimba managed just one point away to Dolphins.
Pillars secured a 2-1 home victory over Enugu Rangers on Saturday as Rabiu Ali scored a brace for the Sai Masu Gida, who now have 48 points from 27 matches.
Bayelsa United’s only goal was scored by Peter Ebimobowei in the first-half of the game.
Enyimba returned to the top of the table after a 0-0 away draw in Port-Harcourt against Dolphins. The two-time African champions now have 46 points from 28 games.
Lobi Stars and Gombe United beat Nasarawa United and Nembe City respectively by a lone goal.
Heartland edged Wikki Tourist by 1-0 in Bauchi to claim the only away victory on Sunday.
Uchenna Orisakwe’s scored the only goal in the 20th minute and earned the required three points for the visitors which increases their total point haul to 40 from 28 games.
Akwa United flogged visiting Sunshine Stars 4-0 on Sunday at the Uyo Township Stadium.
United’s leading scorer, Mfon Udoh, scored a brace, defender Emmanuel Ariwa scored the third goal and former Warri Wolves striker and substitute, Dauda Eboh completed scoring for the 2013 Federation Cup finalists.
Akwa United now have 40 points from a possible 87 and travels to Kano for Wednesday’s outstanding fixture against Pillars at the Sani Abacha Stadium.
Kwara United and Warri Wolves played a stalemate while El Kanemi Warriors defeated Kaduna United by a lone goal on Saturday.