Coach Gbenga Ogunbote and 3SC can breathe a sigh of reduction after ending their four-game winless streak within the 2022/23 Nigeria Skilled League with a hard-fought 3-2 win over Plateau United in Ibadan on Wednesday, PUNCH Sports activities Additional stories.
Oluyole Warriors have struggled to get outcomes at residence this season and fell behind after 29 minutes in opposition to their guests within the eleventh match.
Samuel Ayanrinde, nevertheless, once more stepped up for Ogunbote, equalizing earlier than half-time, earlier than placing them forward minutes into the second half.
Defender Ghali Falke added a 3rd for 3SC within the 59th minute however there was nonetheless sufficient time for Plateau United to drag one again as the sport completed 3-2. The consequence noticed Plateau United drop to fourth within the desk whereas 3SC rose to seventh.
In the meantime, there shall be no modifications within the high two as Group A leaders Bendel Insurance coverage had been additionally held to a 1-1 draw by second-placed Akwa United in Benin Metropolis.
In-form striker Osarenkhoe Imade was in the correct place on the proper time to present Benin Arsenal the lead and his eighth aim of the season inside two minutes, however the keepers of promise leveled issues on the half-hour mark by way of Cyril Olisem.
Elsewhere in Aba, Enyimba failed to shut the hole on the highest two groups as they dropped factors at residence for the second sport in a row in a 1-1 draw in opposition to Nasarawa United.
League high scorer Emeka Obioma once more discovered the again of the web to place Enyimba forward to make it 9, however the Elephants had been canceled out by Emmanuel Ogbole’s 76th-minute equaliser. They, nevertheless, managed to leapfrog to 3rd place, due to 3SC’s loss to Plateau United in Ibadan.
In Maiduguri, Adebayo Abayomi noticed pink as Remo Stars held on for a 2-1 win in opposition to El-Kanemi Warriors. Andy Okpe put the guests forward 10 minutes into the second half and captain Junior Nduka doubled the lead from a free kick, however the hosts managed to drag one again earlier than the tip of the sport.
Uche Moses’ late header in Umuahia secured Abia Warriors high spot in Group B with a 2-1 win over Enugu Rangers. The win was sufficient to maneuver them again into the highest three and a degree behind Rivers United and Lobi Stars, whose match was postponed as a result of former’s engagement on the continent.
In the meantime, Sunshine Stars had been sloppy in entrance of their followers as they had been held 1-1 by Dom United simply as Dakkada and Bayelsa United additionally performed out a 1-1 draw within the backside of the log battle in Uyo.