With League duties set to resume on June 14 with Match Day 11 games, we take a look at some of the fascinating facts, figures and stats that’s making the NPFL the toasts of local and international observers.
196 goals have been scored in 97 Glo NPFL matches so far, averaging 2.02 goals per game.
The biggest away win in this season’s Glo NPFL is Sunshine Stars’ 3-0 success at Heartland on Match Day 7. Tunde Adeniji scored a brace & Prince Aggreh got the third goal.
Abia Warriors & Heartland suffered the most defeats at home this season. They have lost twice each on their grounds in the Glo NPFL
Lobi Stars & Sharks are the Glo NPFL clubs with least number of wins (1 apiece) so far this season.
Abdulrahman Bashir’s goal ended Lobi Stars winless streak in the Glo NPFL which lasted for 900 minutes.
Akwa Utd & Warri Wolves are the only clubs yet to score on the road in the Glo NPFL this season.
Akwa Utd have scored the least number of goals (5) this season in the Glo NPFL. Mgbem Chukwujike, Ini Akpan, Nnamso Edo & Aniekpeno Udoh (two) are the scorers of the 5 goals
Akwa Utd have the longest run of 450 minutes on the road without scoring this season in the Glo NPFL. The Promise Keepers will be away to Nasarawa Utd on Match Day 11 (June 14).
Six-time champions Enyimba have taken the highest number of points (7) on the road this season in the Glo NPFL
Did you know that Enyimba hold the longest unbeaten run in the premier league era of the Glo NPFL? The Peoples Elephant went 13 games unbeaten in a single season between 12th February & 15th March in 2005.
Giwa FC & Warri Wolves share the honour of the best defending teams in the Glo NPFL after Match Day 10. They have both conceded 6 goals apiece with Giwa FC shipping in 3 goals when they lost 3-0 at Wolves on Match Day 2.
Did you know that Giwa FC have suffered the least defeat, being ONE, in this season’s Glo NPFL? Warri Wolves are the only to have beaten Giwa FC (3-0) this term
Giwa FC have the longest unbeaten streak this season. They have not been beaten in 8 Glo NPFL matches since a 3-0 loss at Warri Wolves on March 18
Giwa FC striker Ibrahim Shuaibu is the only player to have scored in 4 successive Glo NPFL matches this season against Bayelsa Utd, Lobi Stars, Akwa Utd & Rangers.
Despite an impressive start at the outset of the Glo NPFL this season, FC Taraba have faltered at their Jolly Nyame Stadium, leaving them as the club with the least number of points (6) amassed at home.
Gabros FC remain the only club yet to concede a goal at home in this season’s Glo NPFL after 450 minutes of football at home.
Former Glo NPFL champions Enyimba have the most points (7) on the road this season after winning 2 away matches, drawing 1 & losing 2.
It will be exactly 12 years in a couple of weeks when Glo Premier League champions, Kano Pillars, suffered their last defeat at home in a top division game, a 1-2 loss to a Fatai Amao-tutored Julius Berger FC on June 21, 2003.
All facts, stats and images are provided by the League Management Company of the NPFL.