Remo Stars have secured their first win in the ongoing NPL Super Six playoffs after defeating Lobi Stars 2-0 on match-day four. The team went into the fixture on the back of three straight draws but managed to secure victory with first-half goals from Junior Lokosa and Adams Olamilekan.
Lokosa opened the scoring in the 17th minute after heading home a deft cross from Sodiq Ismail. In the 27th minute, Olamilekan slotted the ball in from a cut back by Seun Ogunribide to make it 2-0. The win temporarily took Remo to second place and boosted their Champions League qualification hopes.
For Lobi, they are bottom of the table with just two points after four games played. The final game of match-day four will see Enyimba take on Sunshine Stars. Enyimba, currently in third place with five points, can reclaim first position with a wide margin win against Sunshine.
The NPL Super Six playoffs have been highly competitive, with all six teams fighting for a chance to qualify for the Champions League. Remo’s victory over Lobi is a significant boost for their hopes, and they will be looking to build on this momentum in their next game.
Overall, the NPL Super Six playoffs have been a great showcase for Nigerian football, and the competition is sure to produce more exciting matches in the coming days. Fans can look forward to more thrilling action as the teams battle it out for the chance to compete in the Champions League.