The NPFL hit the 500 goal mark on matchday 26 with Victor Mbaoma’s goal for Enyimba against Adamawa United.
Mbaoma’s goal in the 28th minute, his third in consecutive games put Enyimba ahead at The Aba Stadium.
After connecting a pass from Kadiri, Mbaoma slots home for Enyimba’s opener.
Before goal number 500, the NPFL recorded a total of 496 goals in 247 games.
Home team goals account for 351 of the goals while away team contributed 149 goals.
The 500th goal man also contributed to the winning goal for Enyimba.
Farouk Mohammed converted from the spot after Mbaoma was fouled in the box in the 76th minute to end the game 2-1.
Also, two players, Silas Nwankwo and Muhamad Zulkifilu join league top scorer. Rabiu Ali on Ten goals.
Silas Nwankwo’s brace propelled Nasarawa United to a 3-1 win over Warri Wolves while Muhamad Zulkifilu’s effort helped Plateau United to a 2-0 victory over Kastina United.
Furthermore, Sunshine Stars ended a run of 586mins without a goal at home in the NPFL with a 1-0 win over Dakkada.
Ejike Uzoechi scored the all-important goal to ensure Sunshine Stars picked their first win in 18 games.