Stephen Odey scored a late champ as MFM barely edged past Nigeria Professional Football League table toppers Plateau United 2-1 that takes them up to the second position on the NPFL log.
The Olukaoya Boys were on a three-game unbeaten run and came into the clash on a high note subsequent of Kano Pillars thrashing in their last game.
MFM moved into an astounding lead late in the first half. Sikiru Olatunbosun dashed clear and discharged Odey who got his 9tj league goal of the season. An equaliser did fly up the spirit of Plateau United with Peter Eneji strike at the ideal moment to quiet the home fans.
However, MFM had the last laugh as they were awarded a penalty just two before the end of the game, Odey ventured up and smash the ball past the Plateau United, becoming the first player to reach the double figure (10 goals) in NPFL this season.
Shooting Star 0-0 Abia Warriors
Abia Warriors under Abdullahi Biffo look changed, they’ve been grabbing noteworthy results and are overflowing with certain confidence. The Ochendo Babes would’ve wanted to get every one of the three points against Shooting Stars. but the two sides shared the spoils in a goalless draw at the Lekan Salami Stadium.
In spite of Oluyole Warrior’s late incursions, it was an amazing completion for the Biffo’s lead team who got a positive result far from home.
ABS FC 1-1 Enyimba
The Aba warriors and ABS FC settle with a draw, Enyimba taking their count to 19 points, while the draw puts the home side on 21 points, in a definite challenging clash.
Enyimba took the lead when Dare Ojo’s low cross perfectly fell on Mfon Udoh’s leg and waste no time to smash the ball home to make it 1-0.
The Saraki Boys made it 1-1 in the 83rd minute, Stone Evbuomwan struck from the penalty spot, leaving Ghanian goalkeeper Fatau Dauda with no chance to save his team.