Connect with us

Sports

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

Published

on

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.

Read Also:
EPL: Arsenal Stunned by West Brom as Chelsea, Leicester win​

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

 

RipplesNigeria ….without borders, without fears

Click here to download the Ripples Nigeria App for latest updates

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Investigations