Nigeria, June 21 -- On Sunday, Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa, away in Bauchi, suffered his first defeat with Kano Pillars since he returned to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Musa rejoined Pillars after nine years before the commencement of the second stanza of the NPFL but four games into his return, Pillars suffered a first defeat courtesy of an Ali Maro screamer in the 80th minute.

With the loss, Pillars dropped to third on the log with 49 points from 29 games.

Elsewhere, Nasarawa United moved to the second spot after sharing the spoils with Enyimba at the Enyimba International Stadium, Aba.

In the Oriental derby, Ifeanyi Ubah defeated Heartland 2-1. Lukman Aliu gave the Anambra Warriors the lead on 51 minutes an...