Lobi Stars and Rivers United have continued to stay within striking distance of NPFL leaders Plateau United after they both won away from home today.
Lobi Stars defeated hosts Kwara United 1-0, while Rivers United were 2-0 winners at Heartland.
Plateau United stayed top of the standings on 40 points from 22 matches courtesy of a 2-1 home win over struggling Jigawa Golden Stars.
Rivers United edged past Lobi Stars on a better goals difference as both teams have recorded 39 points each.
Kano Pillars and FC Ifeanyiubah improved their positions on the table after home wins.
Pillars are seventh on the table with 30 points after a 2-0 win over Dakkada FC, while FC Ifeanyiubah are two places below also on 30 points after a last-ditch win against MFM FC.
Warri Wolves enjoyed the biggest win of the day after they spanked Sunshine Stars 3-0, while Nasarawa United have been sucked back into the relegation zone after they fell 1-0 at Wikki Tourists.
Kwara United, Jigawa Golden Stars and Adamawa United are the other teams in the danger zone.
NPFL Week 22 Results
Plateau United 2 Jigawa Stars 1
Kwara United 0 Lobi Stars 1
Kano Pillars 2 Dakkada FC 0
Abia Warriors 2 Akwa United 1
Heartland 0 Rivers United 2
FC Ifeanyiubah 1 MFM 0
Warri Wolves 3 Sunshine Stars 0
Wikki Tourists 1 Nasarawa United 0
Enugu Rangers 2 Adamawa United 0