NPFL 2023/2024: Match Day 1 results in NPFL

Starlyon King
By Starlyon King
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  • Goals galore in Bayelsa as Robert Mizo gets the first hat trick of the opening season of the NPFL.
  • Heartland comeback 2 – 0 down to get a last-minute equalizer against Lobi Stars.

NPFL 23/24: Match Day 1 results in NPFL

NPFL 2023/2024: Match Day 1 results in NPFL

Abia Warriors 1-0 Nigeria Tornadoes

John Peter’s 80th-minute goal is enough to secure all three points for the home side

Bayelsa United 5-3 Akwa United

Robert Mizo the first hat-trick scorer on matchday 1 of the NPFL against Akwa United in Yenegoa
Robert Mizo

Robert Mizo, the forward for Bayelsa United, made a stunning start to the 2023/24 NPFL season by scoring the very first hat-trick on matchday 1 against Akwa United in Yenegoa.

This remarkable achievement follows Mizo’s impressive debut season (2022/23) with nine NPFL goals, solidifying his status as a rising star in Nigerian football.

Enugu Rangers 2-1 Doma United

In an action-packed fixture, Rangers took the lead with Nweke’s goal during the 30th minute, making it 1-0 against Doma United. Just a minute later, Onyemaechi added another goal, extending Rangers lead to 2-0 at the 32-minute mark. However, Doma United fought back with Owuko’s goal in the 73rd minute, narrowing the score to 2-1. A thrilling game that kept the home fans on the edge of their seats.

Heartland 2-2 Lobi Stars
Katsina United 1-0 Kwara United
Shooting Stars 2-1 Plateau United
Sunshine Stars 1-0 Kano Pillars

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