Bendel Insurance Football Club of Benin on Sunday were forced to a 1-1 draw at Kwara United in the Matchday 29 engagement of the Nigeria Premier Football League.

Meyinwa Oritseweyinmi broke the deadlock for Insurance after picking up Evans Ogbonda’s cross from the left flank converting to Insurance’s leading goal in the 25th minute of play.

The Benin Arsenal shrugged off their Matchday 28 disappointment and remained in control of the game till the end of first half.

On resumption of the second half, coach Monday Odigie quickly substituted injured Sarki Ismael for Chisom Okereke.

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Kabir Dogo on his part also made some substitutions to strenghten his boys
to effect some changes with the aim to improve their standard.

In the 63rd minute of play, Ejeh Isaiah. equalized for Kwara through a spot kick. The Center Referee had penalized Ebuka Akobundu for a body contact with Kwara Utd striker on a counter attack against Insurance.

Recall that Kwara Utd almost caused an upset for Bendel Insurance in the first round meeting in Benin after being forced to a 2-2 draw.

The Benin Arsenals, with the away draw have now moved a step forward to 38 points as they play host to Kano Pillars in the Matchday 30 fixture in Benin City.