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Super Eagles of Nigeria forward Paul Onuachu scored his 16th Belgian Jupiler league goal on Sunday, February 27, 2022, as Genk beat Kortrijik 2-0. Onuachu who scored in the 17th minute of the game also set up Ghanaian winger Joseph Paintsil for Genk’s second goal of the encounter.

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In the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Rivers United remained top of the league log after a 2-1 home win over Nasarawa United at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium on Saturday, February 26, 2022. Strikes from Chijioke Akuneto and Ishaq Kayode Rafiu, in the 23rd and 40th minutes put the home side ahead in the first half before a 72nd minute consolation strike from Tochukwu Michael Udeh for the visitors.

Remo Stars returned to winning ways in Ikenne on Saturday with a 2-0 win over visiting Katsina United. A 45th minute strike from Ojo Tolulope, and a 73rd minute penalty converted by Andy Okpe gifted the Gbenga Ogunbote tutored side all three points.

In Jos, Plateau United ensured that the title race remained tight after a 3-0 win over league champions Akwa United on Sunday. Goals from Silas Nenrot, Ibrahim Buhari, and Izuchukwu Chimezie saw Plateau maintain second place in the league table, one point adrift of Rivers United.

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See Full NPFL Results Below:
  • Rivers United 2-1 Nasarawa United
  • Remo Stars 2-0 Katsina United
  • Plateau United 3-0 Akwa United
  • Dakkada 2-1 Lobi Stars
  • Heartland 1-0 Enyimba
  • Wikki Tourists 1-0 Gombe United
  • Rangers 0-0 Kano Pillars
  • Abia Warriors 2-1 Shooting Stars
  • MFM 1-0 Sunshine Stars
  • Kwara United 1-0 Niger Tornadoes


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This article was first published on 28th February 2022


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