For Sports news, Kwara United beat Sunshine Stars 1-0, Plateau United drew 0-0 with Enyimba while Adamawa United beat Jigawa Golden Stars 2-0 in matches decided yesterday in the Nigeria Professional Football League.
In other results, Katsina United piped Akwa United 1-0, Heartland overcame MFM 2-0, Warri Wolves lost 0-1 to Enugu Rangers while Abia Warriors lost 0-1 to Dakkada FC. Kano Pillars were 1-0 better than Ifeanyi Uba as Nasarawa United beat Rivers United 2-1. Akwa United currently lead on the log with 53 points followed by Nasarawa United with 52 points and Kano pillars same 52points.
Meanwhile football pundits have condemned the attack on players and officials of Enyimba by fans of Plateau United in Jos yesterday following the goalless draw between the two teams, describing such acts as barbaric and inimical to the development of football in the country.
On the foreign scene, action continue in the Euro-2020 round of 16 matches today as Croatia take on Spain while France face Switzerland.
Correspondent Francis Nwaubani reports that yesterday, cup holders Portugal crashed out of the tournament after losing 0-1 to Belgium while Netherlands also exited the tournament after crashing 0-2 to Czech Republic