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Shooting Stars Stun Pillars in Kano to Climb NPFL Table

Shooting Stars Stun Pillars in Kano to Climb NPFL Table

Ganiyu Muftau

Shooting Stars of Ibadan emerged victorious in a thrilling encounter against Kano Pillars on Matchday 29 of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL).

The home side, Kano Pillars, got off to a quick start with captain Rabiu Ali scoring in the second minute. However, Shooting Stars displayed resilience, clawing their way back into the game in the second half. Taiwo Murtala equalized for the Oluyole Warriors, restoring hope.

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Kano Pillars pressed for the lead, but Shooting Stars’ defense held firm. In a dramatic turn of events, Pyagbara emerged as the hero in stoppage time, scoring the winning goal for the visitors.

The impressive away victory under coach Gbenga Ogunbote propels Shooting Stars up the NPFL table. They currently sit in sixth position with 46 points after 29 matches played.

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Shooting Stars will return home at the Lekan Salami Stadium this weekend, aiming to continue their momentum as they host Lobi Stars in Ibadan.

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