MFM Secure Away Win At Heartland; Plateau United Stop Lobi Stars


MFM recorded the only away win on the opening day of the 2019/ 2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, edging out Heartland 1-0 at the Okigwe Township Stadium on Sunday, reports

Clement Ogwu scored the winning goal for MFM six minutes before the break.

In the battle of two former Champions, Plateau United defeated Lobi Stars 3-1 at the New Jos Stadium.

Silas Nerot benefitted from a goalkeeping error by Daniel Emmanuel to put Plateau ahead in the 12th minute.

The hosts doubled their lead in the 27th minute after Solomon Kwambe, in an attempt to clear Daniel Itodo’s cross, put the ball in his own net.

Lobi Stars pulled a goal back late in the first half after Sikiru Alimi converted from the spot.

Plateau United regained their two-goal lead in the 67th minute with Amos Gyang converting from close range after he was set up by Micheal Ibeh.

Four-time champions, Kano Pillars were held to a 0-0 draw by Rivers United in a keenly…

Source: Complete Sports