NPFL: Plateau United, Wikki Bag Away Wins; FC Ifeanyi Ubah Hold MFM In Lagos

NPFL: Plateau United, Wikki Bag Away Wins; FC Ifeanyi Ubah Hold MFM In Lagos

Plateau United and Wikki Tourists recorded away wins on matchday- two of the 2019/2020/Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) with Lobi Stars picking up the only home win of the day, reports Completesports.com.

Former champions Plateau United registered a 1-0 away win against Jigawa Golden Stars.

Nenrot Silas scored the decisive goal in the 34th following a mixup in the hosts defence.

At the Agege Stadium Lagos, MFM recovered from a goal down to draw 1-1 against visiting FC IfeanyiUbah in their NPFL matchday-2 clash.

MFM’s Adeniji Kabir cancelled out Christian Nnaji’s sixth minutes opener for IfeanyiUbah in the 37th minute.

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MFM FC 1-1 FC Ifeanyi Ubah at Agege Stadium Lagos. Pix: by Ganiyu Yusuf

In Lafia, Sixtus Forsah scored the winning goal 10 minutes from time as Wikki Tourists secured a 1-0 win against Nasarawa United.

Lobi Stars recorded the biggest win of the day thrashing Delta Force 4-0 at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi.

Samuel Tiza, Sikiru Alimi, Abdulkareem Mumini and Douglas Achiv got the goals for the home team.

Seven-time NPFL champions, Enyimba forced Katsina United to a 1-1 draw at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium.

Tasiu Lawal put the hosts ahead from the spot in the third minute, while Martins Usule equalised for the visitors a minute before the break.

In Port Harcourt, Bakry Bamba netted a last minute controversial penalty to help Rivers United secure a 1-1 home draw against Heartland.

Christian Pyagbara had put Heartland ahead in the 15th minute.

Both teams are still searching for their first win of the campaign.

Sunshine Stars and Warri Wolves also battled to a 1-1 draw at the Akure Sports Stadium.

Charles Upele silenced the home fans when he put the ball into the net on the half hour mark, but Isreal Abia equalised for the home team in the 36th minute.

NPFL 2019/2020 Matchday-2 Results

Jigawa GS 0-1 Plateau Utd
Lobi Stars 4-0 Delta Force
Rivers Utd 1-1 Heartland
MFM 1-1 FC Ifeanyiubah
Adamawa Utd 1-1 Rangers
Sunshine Stars 1-1 Wolves
Katsina Utd 1-1 Enyimba
Nasarawa Utd 0-1 Wikki

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(Photos by Ganiyu Yusuf)

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COMMENTS

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  • Chris-Chipi 3 weeks ago

    This is how a competitive league should be like. With objective officiating our football will improve and this will attract big cooperate sponsors. I am so happy. LMC/NFF should maintain this tradition and any erring referee should be dealt with, no mor magamago in our league.