Kano Pillars lost 1-3 to Shooting Stars.
The poor away form of reigning league champions, Kano Pillars, continued on Sunday as they suffered a 3-1 defeat in Ibadan against Shooting Stars in one of the Week 24 fixtures played across the country.
The game at the Lekan Salami stadium was played behind closed-doors; but nonetheless the Oluyole Warriors were at their best to secure the vital three points on offer.
Kingsley Ediwo gave Shooting Stars the lead in the 17th minute, but the Kano aristocrats were soon back on level terms as Nasir Ali fired in the equaliser nine minutes later.
Having gone six matches with no victory and relegation already staring them in the face, 3SC knew they needed to step up their game and that they did when Tony Edjomariegwe netted the second goal in the 35
Going into the second half, Pillars tried to get back on level terms but they could not as Shooting Stars sealed victory in the 73
rd minute with another goal from Ediwo.
In other centres, Enugu Rangers survived a major scare as they had to come from behind to secure a 2-1 win over visiting Kaduna United.
The visitors led for the major part of the game before Rangers stormed back to secure the maximum points.
Also in Ilorin, ABS FC defeated Lobi Stars while Kwara United were lucky in Owerri as they defeated their host, Heartland, by a lone goal.
In Lafia, Warri Wolves earned a 1-1 draw against Nasarawa United, which was the same score line in the reverse fixture played in Oleh earlier in the season.
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