MFM back on top of NPFL

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MFM players: beat Abia Warriors for command of the NPFL table

Mountain of Fire and Miracles Football Club are back on top of the Nigerian Professional Football League after beating visitors Abia Warriors 2-1  on Matchday 16

The table toppers goals were provided by the usual suspects, Stephen Odey  and Sikiru Olatunbosun.

Odey  scored his 13th goal of the season just four minutes after the start of play. Olatunbosun doubled the hosts lead in the 29th minute, with a well taken free kick.

The visitors reduced the goal deficit in the 84th minute, with a goal by Sunday Adetunji.

Plateau United and El-kanemi Warriors who were contending for the top spots did not have a good outing on Wednesday.

While El-Kanemi lost 0-1 to Shooting Stars in Ibadan, Plateau United were held to a goalless draw by Rivers United in Port Harcourt.

MFM now lead the table with 30 points, while Plateau United have 29 and El-Kanemi 27 points.

Here are the results for all the matches played on Wednesday:

NPFL Matchday 16 Results
Rangers 1-1 Remo
Wikki 1-0 Enyimba
Rivers 0-0 Plateau
ABS 1-1 Gombe
MFM 2-1 Abia Warriors
Pillars 1-1 Nasarawa
3SC 1-0 El-Kanemi
FCIU 1-0 Tornadoes
Sunshine 2-0 Katsina

Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure  defeated Katsina United 2-0 in the week 16 encounter of the Nigeria Professional League (NPFL).

The visitors had forced the host to a goalless first half ,before the first goal came from a bicycle kick by Thomas Adesina in the 65th minute after Alaba Adeniyi’s cross into the box.

Sunshine Stars added the second goal in the 88th minute by Damilare Sunday’s tap in from a low cross into the box by  Sikiru Alimi

Baldwin Bazuaye, Katsina United Coach said the two teams played very well and his teams conceded due to some mistakes.

He added that they played well in the second half,but lost due to luck and little lack of concentration.

Gbenga Elegbeleye,Chairman, Committee to reposition Ondo State Football Agency(ODSFA) said the win was a good start for the team.

 

NPFL table after Matchday 16

 


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