Bendel Insurance FC beat 3SC to go top of Group B1

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Bendel Insurance Football Club of Benin on Monday brightened their chances of returning to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) after 11 years of languishing in the lower league.

The Insurers came from behind to defeat visiting 3SC of Ibadan 2-1 in a replayed 2017/2018 Nigeria National League (NNL) match in Benin.

The replay match was abandoned on Sunday due to poor visibility caused by rainfall.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 3SC had taken the lead in the third minute of the game through Isiaka Mutiu on Sunday, before the rains stopped play.

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Insurance FC, however, got the equaliser in the 56th minute of the game through Kabiru Abdulahi, when both sides returned to the match on Monday.

Charles Omokaro then converted a penalty kick for Insurance FC in added time, after a 3SC player was adjudged to have handled the ball in the…



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