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NPFL: Kwara United Pip Plateau Away; MFM Stop Warri Wolves

NPFL: Kwara United Pip Plateau Away; MFM Stop Warri Wolves

Former Champions Plateau United started the new season on disappointing note going down to a 2-0 home defeat against Kwara United at the New Jos Stadium, reports Completesports.com.

Jide Fatokun directed his header into the net from close range in the 62nd minute after the home team failed to clear their lines.

Five minutes later, Michael Ohanu headed home the second goal from a Kabir Balogun’s assist.

At the Agege Stadium, MFM defeated Warri Wolves 2-1 in a thrilling contest.

MFM took the lead in the eight minute through Ebenezer Odeyemi, while Muyiwa Balogun got the second in the 23rd minute.


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The visitors pulled a goal back four minutes later with John Paul Chinedu directing Ihuarulam’s cross into the net.

Kano Pillars held their hosts Adamawa United to a 1-1 draw in another matchday one contest

Rabiu Ali put Kano Pillars ahead with a sublime finish In the 13th minute.

Adamawa United fought back with Isa Garba getting the equaliser 15 minutes from time.

In Lafia, Nasarawa United rallied back from a goal down to beat Wikki Tourists 2-1.

Promise Damala gave Wikki the lead on eight minutes diverting home Manu Garba’s cut-back.

The home side responded quickly with Emmanuel Bright scoring the equaliser.

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Reuben Nicodemus netted the winning goal seven minutes after the break.

Nonso Nzediegwu scored the decisive goal as FC IfeanyiUbah beat Lobi Stars 1-0 in Nnewi.

Jigawa Golden Stars also beat Sunshine Stars 1-0 at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna.

Stone Onukwube got the winning goal 12 minutes from time after he was teed up Musa Lala.

MATCHDAY ONE
FULL RESULTS
Adamawa Utd 1-1 Kano Pillars
Nasarawa Utd 2-1 Wikki
Plateau Utd 0-2 Kwara Utd
Jigawa GS 1-0 Sunshine Stars
FCIU 1-0 Lobi
MFM 2-1 Wolves

By Adeboye Amosu

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  • Greenturf 3 weeks ago

    Rabiu Ali still active!wow pillars legend

     
    • Yes Greenturf. I am so proud of him. He served the homebased Super Eagles very well.