Katsina United Celebrate Biggest NPFL Win in 3 Years with 4-0 Gombe United Rout

Katsina United Hits Gombe United with Largest Win in 3 Years

Katsina United made a resounding statement on Saturday afternoon at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium, thrashing Gombe United 4-0 in a one-sided encounter.

Katsina United Celebrate Biggest NPFL Win in 3 Years with 4-0 Gombe United Rout

The convincing win marked the team’s largest NPFL victory in three years, showing off their growing strength and determination in the league, Footballrover reports.

Michael Ibe drew first blood just four minutes into the game, setting the tone for a dominant performance.

22-year-old midfielder Samson Olasupo doubled the lead 36 minutes later with a stunning strike.

Andrew Idoko further extended the home side’s advantage, making it 3-0 before the halftime break.

Katsina United Celebrate Biggest NPFL Win in 3 Years with 4-0 Gombe United Rout

Samson Olasupo sealed the deal in the 71st minute, netting his second goal of the match and securing a resounding 4-0 win for Katsina United.

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Katsina United’s 4-0 victory against the Savannah Scorpions becomes their most significant win in the NPFL since their 5-1 triumph over Wikki Tourists in May 2021.

With this win, Katsina United climbs to sixth place with 52 points, while Gombe United, already relegated, remains at the bottom of the table.

Katsina United Hits Gombe United with Largest Win in 3 Years

In other NPFL matches on Saturday, Plateau United dominated Kwara United with a decisive victory.

The Peace Boys scored in both halves, ensuring the Harmony Boys left the Jos International Stadium empty-handed.

Alexander Enejo put the home side ahead 29 minutes into the game, and a late strike from Daniel Barnabas secured a 2-0 win.

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This result moves Plateau United up to fifth place on the NPFL table with 54 points, while Kwara United drops to 12th place, trailing by 9 points.

Meanwhile, it was a different story for Kano Pillars, who hosted their northern rivals, Niger Tornadoes, to a 1-1 draw at the General Sani Abacha Stadium.

The home fans were shocked when an own goal by Ismaila Nasir gave the Ikon Allah Boys the lead just two minutes after the interval.

However, the home side quickly restored parity, with their legendary star Rabiu Ali scoring just two minutes later to level the scores.

The match ended in a draw, leaving Kano Pillars in 9th place with 48 points, three points ahead of Niger Tornadoes in 11th place.

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Key Highlights

Katsina United 4-0 Gombe United: Katsina United achieves their biggest NPFL win since May 2021, climbing to sixth place with 52 points.

Plateau United 2-0 Kwara United: Plateau United secures a comfortable win, moving to fifth place with 54 points.

Kano Pillars 1-1 Niger Tornadoes: A dramatic draw keeps Kano Pillars in 9th position with 48 points.

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