Glo Premier League: Leaders Sharks Shore Off Rivals
Posted by: Omaku Cephas on May 26, 2014
Sharks retained their Glo Premier League top of the table berth after forcing Warri Wolves to a 1-1 draw on Sunday.
Gbolahan Salami converted a 21st minute penalty after the Super Eagles star was impeded in the box by Sharks keeper Danladi Isah.
Tayo Fabiyi leveled for the visitors on 56 minutes to extend the Port-Harcourt side’s unbeaten run to nine and as well open a three-point gap at the summit of the league standings.
Gbolahan Salami Scored a 26th Minute Penalty Against Rangers At the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium on Sunday.
Sharks now have 27 points from 15 matches.
The match between Enugu Rangers and Gombe United at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium was not spared of the controversy, as well as ending a six-goal thriller.
Home team striker Osaguona Ighodaro came up with a hat-trick in 16th, 39th and 60th minutes. His tally were cancelled out by Ibrahim Abdullahi, who pulled one back at 2-1 just before the break and ex-‘Flying Antelopes’, Adamu Mohammed, scoring twice in the last 30 minutes to tie the game at 3-3.
A personal aide of coach John Obuh attacked the referee after Gombe drew level at 2-2, while fans anger was directed at former Flying Eagles coach Obuh after the hosts failed to record all three points.
Gombe goalkeeper Ahmed Yusuf was also rushed to hospital after a head-on collision with Rangers striker Osagona.
In Jos, Giwa FC, thumped Kaduna United by 4-0. Shuaibu Ibrahim headlined for the ‘Elephants’ with three goals in 65 minutes. Charles Okoro completed scoring for the home team.Match Day 15 Results
Kano Pillars 2-1 El-Kanemi Warriors
Sunshine Stars 1-0 Nasarawa United
Enyimba 3-0 Nembe City
Warri Wolves 1-1 Sharks
Akwa United 1-0 Lobi Stars
FC Taraba 1-0 Heartland
Abia Warriors 3-0 Crown FC
Giwa FC 4-0 Kaduna United
Rangers 3-3 Gombe United