NPFL: Enyimba thrash Rivers United, Gombe relegated

NPFL champions, Enyimba maintained their push for a successful title defence following a comprehensive 4-1 victory over Rivers United while Gombe United were relegated to the Nigeria National League after losing by two goals to nil at home to Sunshine Stars of Akure

Rivers United struck first through Andy Okpe on 14 minutes.

The hosts fought back with Chijioke Mbaoma and Elijah Akanni scoring a brace each.

Rangers maintained top spot on the table courtesy of a 0-0 draw against Sporting Lagos at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan.

At the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna, Niger Tonardoes held Kwara United to a 1-1 draw.

Bashir Usman equalised for Tornadoes in added time.