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Plateau Utd fall at Ilorin as MFM close gap at top

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Plateau Utd fall at Ilorin as MFM close gap at top

Nigeria Professional Football League leaders, Plateau United, dropped points at the top after losing 2-0 to ABS in Ilorin on Sunday as title hopes suffered a setback.

Samuel Adedeji opened the scoring five minutes into the game via a penalty before a strike from Akinbo Segun in the 65th minute cemented the win for the hosts.

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However, Plateau remain at the top of the table on 62 points, only three points ahead of second placed MFM, who edged Gombe United 1-0 at the Agege Stadium in Lagos.

It was goal scorer, Monsuru Bashiru, who fired MFM to 59 points with just three games to go.

The full results of NPFL week 35:

MFM 1- 0 Gombe United
3SC 2 – 0 Nasarawa United
Rangers 2 – 1 Katsina United
ABS 2 – 0 Plateau United
IfeanyiUbah 1 – 0 Akwa United
Lobi Stars 3 – 2 El-Kanemi Warriors
Wikki Tourist 2 – 0 Remo Stars
Kano Pillars 2 – 0 Abia Warriors
Rivers United 2 – 1 Enyimba
Sunshine Stars 2 – 1 Niger Tornadoes

 

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