Plateau United at the weekend took a bold step towards early return to the Nigeria Football Premier League (NFPL) with a huge victory over the hapless Nigerian Prison Football Club of Abuja.
United walloped The Prisons Boys by four goals to nil. The big win has brightened the chances of the Jos-based team to gain promotion to the elite division at the end of the current season.
Also, Nigeria National League (NNL) Division A leaders, Wikki Tourists consolidated their position at the top by mauling Jigawa Golden Stars in Bauchi. Wikki beat Jigawa 3-0 on the night even as Sokoto United suffered a humiliating 2-0 in the hands of Kwara United in Ilorin.
In Division B, Mountain of Fire and Miracle (MFM) thrashed visiting Unicem Rovers of Calabar 3-1 at the Agege Stadium, Lagos at the weekend while Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) defeated South Western brothers, Remo Stars by two goals to nil.
Elsewhere, Gateway FC were truly at home in Abeokuta where they beat City of David from Lagos by two goals to nil while Abia Comets of Umuahia defeated Stationery Stores 2-1 just as Prime FC piped Go-Round Fc of Omoku 1-0.
NNL WEEK 17 RESULTS
KWARA UTD 2 VS 0 SOKOTO UTD
RANCH BEES 2 VS 0 KOGI UTD
TEAP FC 0 VS 1 DSS FC
SPOTLIGHT 4 VS 1 MIGHTY JETS
PLATEAU UTD 4 VS 0 NIG. PRISONS FC
ADAMAWA 1 VS 1 FRSC FC
WIKKI TOURISTS 3 VS 0 JIGAWA G’ STARS
MFM FC 3 VS 1 UNICEM ROVERS
3SC 2 VS 0 REMO STARS FC
GATEWAY 2 VS 0 COD UTD
ABIA COMETS 2 VS 1 STATIONARY STORES
PRIME FC 1 VS 0 GO-ROUND FC