On Saturday, Rivers United of Port Harcourt and Bendel Insurance Football Club of Benin strengthened their positions as the group leaders in the 2022/2023 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
On Match Day 4 of Group A, the hosts Bendel Insurance defeated the former leaders Remo Stars FC of Ikenne 3-0 at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium.
With 12 points after eight goals and one goal conceded in four games, the victory allowed them to maintain their unbeaten record.
With nine points from three victories and one defeat in four games, Remo Stars, who had previously led them on goals difference, are now three points behind them.
Defending champions Rivers United were 2-1 winners over hosts Dakkada FC at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo in a Group B match day 4 fixture.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Rivers United’s win ensured they are now with 10 points from three wins and a draw after playing four games.
Imade Osarenkhoe scored the hosts’ first goal in the fifth minute, for his fourth goal so far in the competition, while Ismael Sarki extended their lead in the 26th minute. (NAN)