Abia Warriors defeated Akwa United 4-1; while Kano Pillars also defeated Sharks 4-1.
The Week 19 matches of the Nigerian Premier League saw big victories for El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri, Kano Pillars, and Abia Warriors.
El-Kanemi defeated Kaduna United 4-0 with the first goal scored by Abdullahi Suleiman, which was assisted by a Jelili Akinbode cross.
Hassan Hissein dribbled past two Kaduna United defenders to score the second goal in the 27th minute of the game while Anayor Emmanuel with a gentle tap in from Hassan Hussein’s cross from the left scored the third goal in the 29th minute.
The first half thus ended 3-0 in favour of the host.
An early substitution was made in the second half when Ibrahim Mustapha replaced Hassan Hissein.
The substitute scored the fourth goal in the 76th minute of the match.
Despite the victory, El-Kanemi are still 16th on the league table.
In other big wins, Abia Warriors defeated Akwa United 4-1; while Kano Pillars also defeated Sharks 4-1.
Results for Week 19 of the Nigerian Premier League
El-Kanemi 4-0 Kaduna United
Kano Pillars 4-1 Sharks
Sunshine Stars 2-2 Heartland
Abia Warriors 4-1 Akwa United
Dolphins 2-0 FC Taraba
Rangers 3-1 Lobi Stars
Giwa FC 2-0 Crown FC
Enyimba 2-0 Gombe United
Nembe City 0-0 Nasarawa United