El Kanemi claim first win
Nasarawa striker Namo
Bamai and Haruna Babalo were the scorers.
The newly promoted Maiduguri team said they are relieved by this win and will build on that victory in subsequent games, according to vice-Chairman Modu Adamu Bata.
"It was a good game and the victory was a deserved one. It eases pressure off the boys and we will build on this. I know we will soon start getting results and it has begun today." Modu Bata told MTNFootball.com
In Ilorin, Nasarawa United defeated hosts Kwara United by a lone goal scored by Ugo Leonard in the 89th minute.
Nasarawa forward Victor Namo told MTNFootball.com he was thrilled by this victory.
"It was a hard earned victory for us. We fought hard not to lose and it paid off in the last minute off a counter attack," Namo told MTNFootball.com
It was an 81st minute Frimpong Daniel goal that gave hosts Wikki Tourist a 1-0 win over ABS FC in Bauchi.