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NPFL: Kano Pillars thrash Sunshine Stars 5-1


Kano Pillars asserted their dominance in the Nigeria Premier Football League on matchday 21 with a resounding 5-1 victory over Sunshine Stars at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.

The Sai Masu Gida showcased their prowess with Ibrahim Mustapha netting a brace, supported by goals from Rabiu Ali, Auwalu Ali, and Mustapha Umar. Despite conceding a penalty, Sunshine Stars managed a consolation goal through Promise Awosanmi.

In another match, Bayelsa United clinched a crucial 1-0 win against Akwa United at the Eket Township Stadium, easing their relegation concerns. Eyong Ofem sealed the victory with a decisive goal just 13 minutes before the final whistle.

The full results of matchday 21 are as follows:

– Kano Pillars 5-1 Sunshine Stars

– Lobi Stars 1-0 Heartland

– Tornadoes 1-0 Abia Warriors

– Akwa United 0-1 Bayelsa United

– Plateau United 0-0 3SC

– Gombe Utd 2-0 Sporting Lagos