Nigerian League: Nasarawa United lead table after first half of season

This is the first time Nasarawa United will lead the league table.

At the end of the first half of the Nigerian Premier League, Nasarawa United are top of the table.

Nasarawa climbed to the top following a 3-1 victory over Abia Warriors.

Sharks FC of Port Harcourt, who were previously topping the table, fell to second position after a 2-1 loss to Akwa United of Uyo on Sunday.

This is the first time Nasarawa United will top the league table since the commencement of the 19-week-old 2013/14 season.

The team leads with 31 points from 19 matches, while Sharks FC have 30 points following three consecutive losses.

Enyimba FC of Aba played a goalless draw at home with Giwa FC, while Crown FC of Ogbomoso and Bayelsa United drew 2-2 in Ibadan.

Nembe played a 2-2 draw at home with Sunshine FC of Akure.

The second half of the season starts after the Brazil 2014 World Cup.

Week 19 Sunday match results

Crown FC 2 Bayelsa 2

Enyimba 0 Giwa 0

Kaduna 1 Warri Wolves 0

Nasarawa United 3 Abia Warriors 1

Sharks 1 Akwa United 2

Nembe 2 Sunshine 2

Heartland 1 Lobi 0

Gombe 1 FC Taraba 0

Table after the first half of the league

Pos Team P W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Nasarawa United 19 9 4 6 20 15 5 31
2 Sharks 19 8 6 5 22 17 5 30
3 Enyimba 19 8 5 6 18 12 6 29
4 Kano Pillars 17 7 7 3 26 18 8 28
5 Giwa FC 18 8 4 6 18 14 4 28
6 Warri Wolves 19 8 4 7 21 19 2 28
7 Akwa United 19 8 4 7 18 18 0 28
8 Dolphins 18 7 6 5 20 13 7 27
9 Abia Warriors 18 8 3 7 22 19 3 27
10 Heartland 19 6 9 4 18 15 3 27
11 Sunshine Stars 19 6 9 4 26 24 2 27
12 FC Taraba 18 8 1 9 12 16 -4 25
13 Rangers 18 7 3 8 23 21 2 24
14 Crown FC 19 7 3 9 16 23 -7 24
15 El-Kanemi Warriors 18 6 5 7 20 16 4 23
16 Lobi Stars 18 7 1 10 18 24 -6 22
17 Bayelsa United 17 6 3 8 22 28 -6 21
18 Kaduna United 19 6 3 10 17 23 -6 21
19 Gombe United 19 5 5 9 21 23 -2 20
20 Nembe City 18 3 7 8 9 29 -20 16 

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