Six-time champions Enyimba have returned to the summit of the Nigeria league table after they beat Lobi Stars 2-1 in a Week 22 game played Sunday.
Enyimba now have 41 points from 22 matches, a point ahead of Sunshine Stars, whose game against Ifeanyi Ubah was postponed till Monday due to heavy rain.
Ifeanyi George broke the deadlock in the 31st minute to give Enyimba a 1-0 lead.
Nine minutes later, Ifeanyi Anaemena doubled Enyimba’s lead when he headed home Peter Onyekachi’s flick from Kamal Sikiru.
In the 90th minute, Tony Okpotu pulled a goal back for Lobi Stars from the penalty spot after goalkeeper Femi Thomas was penalised for bringing down Obinna Arinze.
In the 10th minute, Daniel Etor had the chance to score for Enyimba, but his header off Markson Ojobo pass was off target.
Five minutes later, Onyekachi failed to score from 10 yards out.
Kingsley Sokari made a return to Enyimba when he entered for Razak Aliyu in the 65th minute after his move to Esperance of Tunisia collapsed.