El-Kanemi Warriors were beaten 3-0 by Lobi Stars in their Nigeria Professional Football League clash in Makurdi.
Lobi Stars secure the lead in the fourth minute of the contest from the penalty spot while visitors missed a leveller from a spot kick of their own in the first stanza.
El-Kanemi Warriors played poorly in attack and conceded two goals in space of an hour with Okpotu doubling the lead for the hosts following Yahaya was sent off.
Nanem Imenger sealed the victory for the Pride of Benue in the 69th minute against the Ladan Bosso’s team.
With the result, Lobi Stars have climbed to the summit of the table with nine points after Abia Warriors drew goalless at home to Kano Pillars.