NPFL wrap-up: MFM thrash Tornadoes as Kwara United continue resurgence

NPFL wrap-up: MFM thrash Tornadoes as Kwara United continue resurgence
May 06
21:18 2018

Nine clubs jostled for points in various match centres on matchday 20 in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

This is how they fared.

MFM FC 3-0 Niger Tornadoes

Sikiru Olatunbosun headlined MFM FC’s 3-0 win over Niger Tornadoes on Sunday.

The winger bagged a brace for the Olukoya Boys with substitute Chijioke Akuneto also getting on the scoresheet.

Nasarawa United 2-0 El-Kanemi Warriors

Nwani Ikechukwu scored a brace to fire Nasarawa United to a 2-0 win over El-Kanemi Warriors.

Katsina United 1-0 Plateau United

Katsina United claimed their eighth win of the season, after recording a 1-0 victory over Plateau United at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium.

Rivers United 0-0 Abia Warriors

Abia Warriors’ hopes of a continental ticket took a boost, after they held Rivers United to a goalless draw.

Lobi Stars 1-0 Sunshine Stars

Sunshine Stars’ struggles on the road continued following a 1-0 loss to leaders Lobi Stars in Makurdi. Kehinde Adeyemi’s own goal settled the tie.

Heartland 1-1 Kano Pillars

A goal from Nyima Nwangua cancelled out Okechukwu Nwadike’s strike as Kano Pillars drew 1-1 with Heartland.

Kwara United 2-1 Yobe Desert Stars

The resurgence of Kwara United under the watchful eyes of Abubakar Bala continued as they defeated Yobe Desert Stars 2-1 at the Kwara Stadium Complex.

Returnee striker Segun Alebiosu and Sunday Chinedu found the back of the net for the Harmony Warriors. Chinedu Ohanachom was on target for the Damaturu Stars.

Wikki Tourists 1-1 Enugu Rangers

Wikki Tourists and Enugu Rangers played a 1-1 draw in Jos, with Temitope Olusesi cancelling out Usman Manu’s early strike.

FC Ifeanyi Ubah 2-1 Go Round FC

FC Ifeanyi Ubah boosted their hopes of playing on the continent with a 2-1 win over Go Round FC thanks to goals from Ekene Awazie and Seka Pascal.


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