Katsina United recorded a famous 1-0 home win over NPFL leaders Plateau United and the match winner was Joseph Atule, who scored his first goal in a valuable 1-1 draw at Wikki Tourists at the weekend.
Former Kebbi United winger Atule grabbed the winning goal on 13 minutes.
Plateau United remain top of the table on goals difference after Lobi Stars won 1-0 at troubled Adamawa United to also record 24 points.
Katsina United moved to eighth on the table with 19 points.
Rivers United also have 24 points and also third on the table after a 1-0 win at home against Nasarawa United, while Akwa United continued their push up the standings after they pipped Wikki Tourists 1-0.
The Uyo club are now fourth on the table with 22 points.
Jigawa Golden Stars, Nasarawa United, Adamawa United and Enugu Rangers remain in the bottom four even after Rangers beat FC Ifeanyiubah 3-1 to now have nine points.
*RESULTS OF MD 13 MATCHES OF #NPFL20*
*Adamawa Utd 0-1 Lobi*
Ezekiel Tamara 50’
*Abia Warriors 0-0 Kano Pillars*
*Rivers Utd 1-0 Nasarawa Utd*
Ossy Martins 15’
*MFM 1-0 Dakkada*
Nnamdi Mejuobi 47’
*Wolves 1-0 Heartland*
Ridwan Agbabiaka 42’
*Sunshine Stars 2-0 Jigawa GS*
Mohammed Suleiman 44’, Wasiu Jimoh 82’
*Rangers 3-1 FC Ifeanyiubah*
Ibrahim Olawoyin 19’, 68’, Kenechukwu Agu 81’ – Ekene Awazie 39’
*Katsina Utd 1-0 Plateau Utd*
Joseph Atule 13’
*Akwa Utd 1-0 Wikki*
Ubong Friday 30’