NPFL: MFM Extend Lead In Group A, Pillars, Abia Warriors Record Away Win




By Amosu Adeboye, LAGOS

MFM extended their lead at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League Group A table to  four points  following a 1-1 away draw against Katsina United at the Mohamammadu Dikko Stadium on Wednesday.

Kastina United missed the chance to take the lead in the 17th minute when Destiny Ashadi missed from the spot.

Chijoke Akuneto opened scoring for MFM a minute before half time with his  superb shot flying past Dami Paul.

Martins Usule levelled scores for the hosts from a close range shot 20 minutes from time.

The Olukoya Boys occupy top spot in the table with 19 points from 10 games.

At the Aper Aku Stadium,  Makurdi,  Lobi Stars  put their continental woes behind them to beat Rivers United 2-1.

Sikiru Alimi put Lobi Stars ahead on the stroke of half-time firing past Drissa Bamba after he was set up by Kelly Kester.

Micheal Stephen got the second in the 53rd minute nodding home Moses Bunde cross.

Cletus Emotan reduced the deficit for Rivers United 13 minutes from time.

In Kaduna,  Pillars recorded a 2-0 away win against Kada City with Adamu Hassan and Nyima Nwagua scoring both goals.

Abia Warriors also recorded a 3-1 away win  against Yobe Desert Stars in Damaturu.

Samson Obi hit a brace for the visitors with David Uduak scoring the other goal from the spot a minute after the hour mark.

Philip Auta scored Yobe Desert Stars’ only goal of the game.




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