NPFL 2019: MFM, Heartland, Go Round Win; Plateau Lose In Owerri

NPFL 2019: MFM, Heartland, Go Round Win; Plateau Lose In Owerri

Mountain Of Fire Ministries Football Club bounced back from their opening 2-0 loss away to Enyimba Of Aba on matchday-oneof the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) to defeat Kwara United 2-0 at the Agege Stadium, on Wednesday reports Completesports.com.

An own goal from Segun Alebiosu gave the Olukoya Boys the lead three minutes into the second half.

Adeniji Kabiru sealed the win for MFM in 75th minute of the play.

MFM are second in the group A standings after two games with three points from two games.

In Umuahia, Go Round FC of Omoku recorded their first win of the season defeating Abia Warriors 2-1 in a pulsating encounter.

Ololade Sadiq’s brilliant strike in the 37th minute gave Go Round the lead in Umuahia, but Emeka Isaac calmly converted a penalty to restore parity for Abia Warriors after Akaba Otega fouled Demola Olawoyin in the box in the 67th minute.

Substitute Emmanuel Ugwu scored in added time to hand Go Round FC their first away win of the season.

In Minna, Ossy Martins’ strike in the 69th minute earned a Rivers United a share of the spoil after Eric Frimpong had scored for Niger Tornadoes nine minutes earlier.

Eric Frimpong puts Tornadoes in front with a bullet of a strike after leaving three defenders in his wake. Assist by Ahmadu Liman.

Heartland FC defeated 10-man Plateau United 3-0 to record their first win of the season. The Nazi Millionaires lost 1-0 away to Kano Pillars in their first league game of the season.

Efe Yarhere broke the deadlock on the hour mark before a brace from Chinonso Okonkwo sealed a comfortable win for Heartland in Owerri.

With this victory, the Owerri lords are second on the Group B log table, a point behind leaders, Ifeanyi Ubah who are on four points while Plateau United have gone down to seventh position with a single point having drawn their first game.

Chijioke Alaekwe scored in additional time to hand FC IfeanyiUbah a 1-0 home win over Nasarawa United. The FC IfeanyiUbah captain, Alaekwe latched on to a lose ball to score at the death of the game.
It was their first win of the season after their matchday 1 draw at home to Plateau United.



MFM FC 2-0 Kwara United

Heartland 2-0 Plateau United

Niger Tornadoes 1-1 Rivers United


Abia Warriors 1-2 Go Round

Ifeanyi Ubah 1-0 Nasarawa United

By Johnny Edward

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  • KENNY 5 years ago

    Thanks for the NPFL Update CS. Can you kindly update the NPFL league table on your website, far away EPL table is up to date and Europe league fixtures are updated but you still have last season NPFL league table and no fixtures / report for NPFL. Please some of us look up to you FOR information on NPFL update, help us do something please. THANK YOU

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