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The Nigerian Globacom premier League resumed last Saturday with new entrants impressing while defending champion Enyimba of Aba began their little defense on the losing side.

The Nigerian Globacom premier League resumed last Saturday with new entrants impressing while defending champion Enyimba of Aba began their little defense on the losing side.

 

In Jos, Plateau united defeated fellow returnees Niger Tornadoes of Minna by 2-1. The game was entertaining as both teams tried to make an impact in the season's opener.

Giwa FC who stunned the league last year with their counter attacking football succumbed to unpredictable Ifeanyi Uba by a solitary strike. The Nnewi boys who have an assemblage of Brazilian players and European technical crew sounded a note of warning that this year's league will be theirs for the taking.

Nasarawa united, the away specialist could not muster enough Holy Ghost to counter the head shaking Mountain of Fire Ministries (MFM) team who are debutants. The solid miners lost at home to the fire spitting team from Lagos by 1-2.

In Portharcourt, Rivers united, formally Dolphims FC, court marshaled the Elephants of Aba 1-0 to start as giant killers. According to reports, all efforts by Enyimba to come out with a result were frustrated by the defence of Rivers United.

Shooting stars of Ibadan could not re-enact their old spirit as they succumbed to the fire power of the Owambe boys, lobi stars of Makurdi at the Ibadan township stadium. A solitary strike is what separated the old timers in that epic battle.

Sunshine stars of Akure could only manage a 1-1 score draw with last year's FA kings, Akwa United. The Abasi Ibom lads took off from where the stopped last year by beating the Akure boys to their game.

Another debutant Ikorodu utd of Lagos stood their ground as the battle Abia warriors to a 1-1 score draw in Lagos while Elkanemi warriors of Borno continued their down ward trend as the lost at home to their perennial rivals Wikki tourist of Bauchi.

At the Dan Anyiam Stadium Owerri, Heartland FC could not overcome their archiles heel Warri wolves as they ended their first home match with a barren draw.. The Seasiders have thus maintained their unbeaten run at the Dan Anyiam Stadium while always tearing the Naze millionaires at the Warri township stadium.

Kano pillars equally began their campaign with a narrow 2-1 win over rangers international of Enugu at the Sani Abacha stadium, kano. Reports say the flying antelopes gave a good account of themselves but could not sustain the pressure from the pyramid boys. With the narrow wins and away wins recorded in the first league of the season, teams that are ill-prepared will have to go back to the drawing board to re-strategize for the season.

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