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NPFL Match Day 3 Wrap: Finidi Suffers First Defeat As Enyimba’s Coach

Former Nigeria international, Finidi George on Wednesday lost his first game as coach of Enyimba International, who capitulated 1-0 at home to Rivers United, in a Nigeria Professional Football League match day 3 fixture.

Ishaq Rafiu’s 51st minute goal condemned the People’s Elephant to their first home loss of the season and Finidi’s first defeat since taking over the reins at the two-time CAF Champions League winners in September.

Just seven goals were scored in eight match day 3 fixtures, with Lobi recording the biggest margin of victory, as the Eddy Dombraye’s team came from behind to beat returnees Shooting Stars Sports Club 2-1 at Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi.

Remo Stars drew goalless at home against Nasarawa United, but retained the top spot of the standings with seven points, same as champions Akwa United and Rivers United in second and third positions respectively.

Four matches ended 1-0 in favour of the home teams, with Akwa United edging Gombe United at Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Kwara United getting the better of Wikki Tourists at Kwara Sports Complex in Ilorin, MFM beating Plateau United in Lagos and Heartland recording same margin of victory against Dakkada at Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri.

Two matches produced no goals, with Sunshine Stars and Rangers International also sharing the spoils at Akure Township Stadium.

The two remaining match day 3 fixtures will be played on Thursday, December 30, with Katsina United hosting Kano Pillars at Muhammadu Dikko Stadium in Katsina, while Niger Tornadoes will entertain Abia Warriors at their adopted home ground, Kwara Sports Complex in Ilorin.

Results & Fixtures
Wednesday 29/12/2021
Akwa United 1 – 0 Gombe United
Lobi Stars 2 – 1 3SC
Enyimba 0 – 1 Rivers United
Sunshine 0 – 0 Rangers
Kwara Utd 1 – 0 Wikki Tourist
MFM 1 – 0 Plateau United
Heartland 1 – 0 Dakkada
Remo Stars 0 – 0 Nasarawa United
Thursday 30/12/2021
Katsina United vs Kano Pillars
Niger Tornadoes vs Abia Warriors

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