It was goals galore in Matchday Six of the Nigerian Professional Football League as 24 goals were scored across all 10 centres in the Country.
The best view was found in Jos where Plateau United walloped Dakkada FC 5-0 in front of home fans.
Ruben Bala opened scoring for the hosts in the 17th minute before Sunday Anthony doubled their lead five minutes later. Jesse Akila added a third before Sunday Anthony completed his brace with a second strike 13 minutes from regular time. Albert Hilary finished the job with a 90th-minute strike.
Snce gaining promotion in 2016, Plateau United FC have put 4 or more goals past an opponent on 10 different occasions.Quick Stat
They’ve scored 5 goals against a single opponent on 5 different occasions since 2018, the most by any side in this time period.
River’s United also hammered Kwara United 3-0 at home as current topscorer Ishaq Rafiu netted one and provided another as they cruised to victory over the Afonja Warriors. Ebube Duru was also on the score sheets for the home side.
The Southwest derby between Shooting Stars and Sunshine Stars ended in a 2-2 draw at Lekan Salami Stadium in Ibadan.
Gafar Olafimihan handed the hosts the lead from the spot in the 22nd minute but Sunshine Stars came from behind and took the lead as Anthony Anioke netted five minutes from halftime and Patrick Ebonam fired in at the hour mark. The hosts salvaged a draw through captain Wasiu Alalade who netted in the 73rd minute.
High-flying Remo Stars recorded three valuable points away from home at Bauchi against Wikki Tourists winning 2-1. Dayo Oj and Abdullahi Oyadele put the visitors in control of the game before Salisu Adamu netted a consolation 18 minutes from stoppage time.
NPFL Matchday Six Results
Akwa United 2-0 Katsina United
Gombe United 0-0 Enyimba FC
Shooting Stars SC 2-2 Sunshine Stars FC
Kano Pillars FC 1-0 Niger tornadoes FC
Rivers United FC 3-0 Kwara United FC
Rangers Int’l FC 2-0 MFM FC
Abia Warriors FC 1-0 Heartland FC
Wikki tourist FC 1-2 Remo Stars SC
Plateau United FC 5-0 Dakkada FC
Nasarawa United FC 2-1 Lobi Stars FC
Rivers United goalkeeper Victor Sochima has the most clean sheets this season having made five shutouts, he has only conceded once this season.
Only Matchday Four saw no red card issued this season.
Of the 14 penalties taken this season, 11 have been scored while three have been missed.