Fabiyi hits brace as Nasarawa thrashes El-Kanemi 3-0

Nasarawa United on Saturday improved its position on the Nigeria Premier League table as it thrashed El-Kanemi Warriors 3-0 at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja its adopted home ground after leaving the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi, this season.

The Solid Miners climbed three spots up to sixth on 40 points from 27 matches, while the Warriors are placed 13th with 31 points.

Tayo Fabiyi netted a brace in the 32nd and 85th minute of the game.

Former Enyimba forward, Abdulrahman Bashir was also on target for the ‘Solid Miners’ in the 75th minute after receiving a pass from Thomas Zenke inside the box.

It was Bashir’s 12th goal of the season.

Nasarawa ought to have scored in the 21st minute, but Esosa Igbinoba failed to put away his penalty kick after El-Kanemi goalkeeper, Kazeem Yekeen fouled a goal-bound player inside the box.