NPFL GOALS RACE: Sunshine Stars midfielder Sadeeq Yusuf fires 8th goal

Sunshine Stars midfielder Sadeeq Yusuf remains the leading scorer in the NPFL after he extended his rich vein of form in front of goal with his eighth goal of the season.

He scored from the penalty spot in the 71st minute to salvage a point against visiting Heartland Sunday.

The seven other goals by the Sunshine Stars Player of the Month for January were from open play.

Akwa United utility player Ndifreke Effiong is second on the NPFL goals chart with seven goals.

Two of these goals were from the penalty spot.

There are several players on four goals including Enugu Rangers striker Israel Abia, Aniekan Ekpe (Dakkada FC) and Stone Onukwube (Jigawa Golden Stars).

NPFL Goals Chart

8 Goals

Sadeeq Yusuf (Sunshine Stars

7 Goals

Ndifreke Effiong (Akwa United)

4 Goals

Israel Abia (Enugu Rangers)

Aniekan Ekpe (Dakkada)

Stone Onuwube (Jigawa)