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NPFL: MFM climb to second with win over Plateau; Ifeanyi Ubah, Pillars win



NPFL: MFM climb to second with win over Plateau; Ifeanyi Ubah, Pillars win

In their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matchday 14 clash against leaders Plateau United, MFM FC secured a hard-fought 2-1 win at the Agege Stadium on Sunday.

The home side climbed to second on the table, behind their opponents, after the slim win.

A second half brace from league top scorer Stephen Odey in the 47th and 88th (penalty) minutes sealed the win for MFM, whereas Plateau’s only goal was scored by substitute Peter Eneji on 62 minutes.

IfeanyiUbah also defeated El-Kanemi 3-2 at Nnewi, after a brace from Prince Aggreh and a late penalty from Ifeanyi Onuigbo sealed the win for the hosts.

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In the other league ties of Sunday, Kano Pillars beat Gombe United 2-0, Lobi Stars were held to a 0-0 home draw by Nasarawa, Niger Tornadoes pipped visiting Akwa United 1-0, Abia Warriors forced Shooting Stars to a 0-0 draw in Ibadan, while Wikki defeated Katsina United 2-1.

Full results of NPFL matches on Sunday:

Shooting Stars 0 – 0 Abia Warriors

Lobi Stars 0 – 0 Nasarawa United

IfeanyiUbah 3 – 2 El Kanemi Warriors

Niger Tornadoes 1 – 0 Akwa United

ABS 1 – 1 Enyimba

MFM 2 – 1 Plateau United

Kano Pillars 2 – 0 Gombe United

Wikki Tourists 2 – 1 Katsina United


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