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Shocker! Remo Stars Beat Enyimba in Aba!

Shocker! Remo Stars Beat Enyimba in Aba! 2

Remo Stars Football Club of Ikenne got all three points against defending champions of the Nigeria Premier Football League in a rescheduled game.

Enyimba came into the game on the back of three consecutive wins over Lobi Stars, Bendel Insurance and rivals Heartland but couldn’t continue their winning streak against the Sky Blue Stars.

Remo Stars started the match with the intention to win as they created a few chances in the early exchanges but failed to convert.


Flying Eagles midfielder, Daniel Daga was close to giving Enyimba the lead but his effort was taked by Kayode Bankole.

Remo Star’s pressure eventually paid off on the half-hour mark. Samad Kadri put the visitors ahead from a brilliant cross from right full-back, Sodiq Ismail.

Chijioke Mbaoma’s srike from range came off the woodwork in the 41st minute as the defending champions sought for an equalizer before the break.


However, Remo Stars held on to their slim lead tight heading into the break.

Kayode Bankole was called into action once gain five minutes after restart as he saved Joseph Atule’s shot towards goal.

Remo Stars held on to the end of the game as they earned a massive result away from home against the defending champions of the league.


With the result, Remo Stars are now undefeated against Enyimba in five games as they claim the second position on the log with 19 points.

Sodiq Ismail also registered his 9th assist of the season after 10 games.


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