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Heartland FC of Owerri failed to build on her defeat of Mountain of Fire Ministeries last Sunday by succumbing to Ifeanyi Uba FC on Wednesday. The Naze Millionaires lost 1-0 to the Nnewi traders which parades Brazilian imports and an European technical crew.

Heartland FC of Owerri failed to build on her defeat of Mountain of Fire Ministeries last Sunday by succumbing to Ifeanyi Uba FC on Wednesday. The Naze Millionaires lost 1-0 to the Nnewi traders which parades Brazilian imports and an European technical crew.


The game played at the Rojenny Stadium saw the Owerri outfit putting every effort to escape with a point but a minute loss of concentration allowed the Ifeanyi Uba lads to sneak in the solitary goal. Brazilian William Da Silva'7th minute penalty kick was enough to give the home lads a victory.
In other matches played on Wednesday, Niger Tornadoes of Minna defeated visitng shooting stars of Ibadan by 2-1. The game played at the adopted Lokoja township stadium saw the home team ward off the attacking forays of shooting stars in the second half to put the scores at 2-1.
Tornadoes were cruising home with the victory after two quick first half goals but the Oluyole boys pulled one back through Babatunde Bright before the end of the half. The Abdullahi Biffo side however blocked all avenues for the visitors in the second half.
In Makurdi, Lobi Stars put their troubles behind as the pounded Enugu Rangers 3-1 at the Aper Aku Stadium. Kingsley Eduwo was the hero as his hat trick was enough to return the stars of Makurdi to winning ways after slumping at Plateau Utd last Sunday. Rangers thus failed to build on their weekend 3-0 victory against Akwa Utd to maintain their leadership of the league.
Elkanemi of Borno secured a valuable away 1-1 result against rampaging Giwa FC of Jos. The Warriors of Borno has failed to pick any point in their away travels and this draw at Giwa will rekindle their energy as they look forward to climb the ladder.
Meanwhile Abia Warriors secured their consecutive home draw after they were held to a barren draw by visiting Wikki Tourists of Bauchi. The Bauchi team operated an unpenetrable defenceline to frustrate the fledgling Umuahia side coached by erstwhile Super Eagles player Kennedy Boboye.
The same scoreline was witnessed between Rivers United and Sunshine Stars of Akure at the Port Harcourt Stadium. The game according to reports did not live up to expectations as fans went home disappointed.
Also the game involving Akwa United and Warri Wolves ended in a stalemate as both sides could not find the back of the net. The Wolves are known for their rugged display at the back especially on away grounds. This results means that the Abasi Ibom lads have failed to score in two consecutive games. They lost 3-0 at Enugu against Rangers on Sunday.

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