Kano Pillars came from a goal down to beat Enugu Rangers 2-1 in an opening day match of the Nigeria premier league on Sunday at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.

Elsewhere, MFM FC got off to a winning start with a 2-1 win at Nasarawa United,At the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt, Champions Enyimba lost by a lone goal to Rivers United.

In other fixtures,

3SC 0-1 Lobi Stars
Sunshine Stars 1-1 Akwa United
Giwa fc 0-1 IfeanyiUbah
Ikorodu United 1-1 Abia Warriors,
Wikki 1-0 El Kanemi
Heartland 0-0 Warri Wolves