MFM hotshot Stephen Odey continued his amazing goalscoring run when he notched his 11th and 12th goals of the season to help the Lagos based side defeat Rivers united 2-1 in one of the Nigerian professional League rescheduled matchday 8 games on Wednesday evening at the Agege town ship stadium
With the victory the Olukoya boys as MFM are fondly called have moved to the summit of the NPFL Standings all thanks to Odeys Brace
The 19 year old striker who also scored a brace in their last match against Plateau United (read Red Hot Stephen Odey Scores 10th Goal Of The Season) opened the scoring against Rivers when he converted from the spot in the 28th minute after teammate and CNN goal of the week winner Sikiru Olatubosun was brought down in the box.
It was Odeys 11th goal of the season
The visitors however came back fighting and equalized just four minutes later when Christian Weli scored in a spectacular fashion.
However Odey scored his 2nd spot kick of the night and his 12th this season when he sent the Rivers united keeper the wrong way after Shola Brossa was brought down inside the visitors box
MFM who travel to face Gombe in their next game have now over taken Plateau United to top of the league standings with 27 points from 14 matches and are the team with the best home record so far this season in the League winning all their 7 games in front of their fans