Matchday 7 of the 2023 Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) season saw draws recorded across with wins and loss, as Remo Stars unable to reclaim their second-place spot after failing to win visiting Plateau United, Abbeylivenetwork.com reports.
Leaders Bendel Insurance, five-time winners Shooting Stars, former champions Akwa United, and struggling El Kanmei Warriors were also no different, as neither team did enough to secure all three points.
Shooting Stars and Bendel Insurance battled to a thrilling 2-2 draw in their Nigeria Premier Football League matchday seven encounter in Ibadan on Sunday.
Bendel Insurance led 2-0 in the game before the home team rallied back to earn a share of the spoils.
Fans at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan were stunned as Imade Osehenkhoe gave Insurance the lead in the first minute.
The visitors went 2-0 up in the 38th minute with Ismael Seriki doubling the advantage.
Malomo Ayodeji reduced the deficit for Shooting Stars two minutes before the break.
Olufemi Opeoluwa sent the home fans into wild jubilation levelling scores 25 minutes from time.
In Ikenne, Remo Stars surrendered their hundred per cent home record after they were held to a 1-1 draw by former champions, Plateau United.
Segun Olalere put the home team ahead on 38th minute, while Ibrahim Mustapha equalised for the Peace Boys on 54 minutes.
Junior Agnaza’s 85th-minute strike earned a share of point for El-Kanemi Warriors after Cyril Olisema gave Akwa United a lead in the 47th minute as they ended 1-1.
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