Nigerian Professional Football League top scorer Stephen Odey did his national team chances no harm when he netted his 14th goal of the season as his Lagos based side shot to the top of the league with an emphatic 3-1 victory over El-Kanemi Warriors
In a game in which Super eagles Coach Gernot Rohr was in the stands at the Agege township stadium to observe some of the homebased players and in particular Leading league scorer Stephen Odey the 19 year old netted a routine home penalty to notch up his 14th league goal of the season and send his team above Plateau united
The Super Eagles Gaffer had earlier confirmed he would be at the Agege Stadium on Sunday to watch the Olukoya Boys take on their Maiduguri counterparts in the Nigerian topflight and true to his word showed up promptly before the match kickoff
In a thrilling an entertaining game Austine Ogunye put the home team ahead in the 19th minute, much to the relief of his team, and delight of the supporters.
CNN goal of the week winner Sikiru Olatunbosun who has formed a lethal partnership with Stephen Odey got MFMs 2nd barely three minutes before the hour mark
Not to be undone league stop scorer Stephen Odey ensured he also got his name on the scoresheet when he dusted himself off to slot home a penalty after being fouled in the box by John Aguda netting his 14th league goal of the season, further extending his lead at the top of the scorers chart.
With the victory MFM are now top in the league table on 33 points ahead of 2nd placed Plateau United, who did not play, with 32 points and with a game in hand.
El-Kanemi remain on 30 points and third on the log.
Gernot Rohr is likely to include the prolific MFM striker to the CHAN Eagles camp before further assessing him for the National team proper