Nasarawa United claimed a 1-0 victory against Shooting Stars in their Nigeria Premier Football League matchday 16 encounter at the New Jos Stadium on Saturday.

Nelson Abiam scored the winning goal for the hosts in the 22nd minute.

Nasarawa United came close to adding to the advantage a number of times but were thwarted by Shooting Stars goalkeeper, Okiemute Odah.

The win put an end to the Solid Miners seven-game winless streak in the NPFL.

The Lafia club last win was against Remo Stars on February 20, 2023.

For Shooting Stars, it was their first defeat in six league outings.

The defeat put a dent to the Oluyole Warriors slim chances of claiming a Super Six ticket.

Nasarawa United moved to eighth position on the Group A following the win but will need to win their remaining two games to be sure of escaping relegation.

Nasarawa United end Shooting Stars’ unbeaten streak, ease relegation fears

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