NPFL Matchday Four: Results, current standings & key stats

Fans of the Nigeria football leagues had a taste of the 2018 Nigeria Professional Football League matchday four games across the country.

Akwa United pulled up the only away win on the matchday, while the only draw witnessed yet is the one-all draw between new comers Go-Round and Heartland.

There were seven home wins recorded in total with 19 goals netted cumulatively in all match venues.

Jollof Sports bring you the results, current standings and stats from the exciting matchday:


⚽ Rangers Int’l FC 1-0 Katsina United FC

⚽ Go-Round FC 1-1 Heartland FC

⚽ Kano Pillars 2-1 Abia Warriors

⚽ Kwara United FC 1-0 Wikki Tourists

⚽ MFM FC 2-1 FC Ifeanyi Ubah

⚽ Niger Tornadoes 1-2 Akwa United

⚽ Plateau United 3-0 El Kanemi Warriors

⚽ Sunshine Stars 2-0 Rivers United FC

⚽ Yobe Desert Stars 1-0 Lobi Stars

Enyimba Int’l vs Nasarawa United – Thursday, January 25 by 4:00pm

Nigeria Professional Football League Matchday 4 report


Home wins – 7⃣
Away wins – 1⃣
Draw – 1⃣
Goals – 1⃣9⃣
Red Cards – 2⃣


Key Stats: [OptaNGR

  • Kwara United finally registered their first goal of the NPFL season with Stephen Alfred’s 14th minute goal against Wikki Tourists.
  • 20 – With Julius Ubido’s goal for Heartland FC, all teams in the 2017/18 NPFL have now scored a goal.
  • 75 – Akwa United have ended Niger Tornadoes’ 75 home matches unbeaten run in the NPFL since a 1-0 loss to Ocean Boys in July 2010 – 56W 19D.
  • 4 – Junior Lokosa has now scored 4 goals in the first 4 matches of the NPFL season for Kano Pillars.
  • 20th – Enyimba Int’l FC are at the bottom of the NPFL table for the first since February 23, 2016. They will remain at the bottom for at least 22 hours.
  • 20 – With Lobi Stars’ loss to Yobe Desert Stars, every team have suffered defeat in the 2018 #NPFL after Matchday 4.
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