Nigerian League: Enyimba, Abia Warriors play draw in local derby

Enyimba FC of Aba

A week 23 local derby between Abia Warriors and Enyimba F.C. at the Umuahia township stadium ended in a 3-3 draw on Sunday.

Both teams now have 37 points each from 24 matches.

Abia Warriors took the lead in the eighth minute with a shot from skipper Chima Uluocha. Mfon Udoh equalized for Enyimba to make the score 1-1.

Ifeanyi Onyeali scored the second goal for host, Abia Warriors, three minutes later, Ugwu Uwadiegwu helped Enyimba level with an equaliser in the 35th minute.

Midfielder Olabiyi then scored from 20 yards in the 67th minute to give Enyimba the lead for the first time in the high tempo game.

Chisom Chikatara then scored the equaliser in the 88th minute and the match ended at 3-3.

In other matches on Sunday, Joseph Osadiaye was the hero for Warri Wolves as he scored the winner to turn back champions Kano Pillars 2-1.

Match results for Week 24
Bayelsa 3 Kaduna 0

Sunshine 0 Dolphins 0

Crown 2 Sharks 0

Rangers 1 Giwa 0

Taraba 1 Nembe 1

Heartland 2 Gombe 0

Abia 3 Enyimba 3

Akwa 1 El Kanemi 0

Lobi 1 Nasarawa 0

Wolves 2 Pillars 1

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