Lagos based NPFL clubside MFM shot back to the top of the Nigerian Professional Football League table following their 2-1 defeat of Abia Warriors at the Agege township stadium yesterday in a matchday 16 clash courtesy of goals from League top scorer Stephen Odey and his strike partner, Sikiru Olatunbosun
With the victory MFM toppled leaders Plateau United who struggled to a 0-0 draw away at Rivers United
Stephen Odey continued his red hot form when he scored his 13th goal of the season when he put the Lagos side ahead in the 4th minute of the encounter connecting to strike partner Sikiru Olatunbosuns delightful freekick
Sikiru Olatubosun still basking in the Euphoria of his wonder goal against Enugu Rangers which won him the CNN goal of the week award then turned from provider to scorer when he doubled MFM’s lead in the 31st minute, curling in a brilliant free-kick over Abia Warriors’ wall and straight into the top right corner of the net.
Abia warriors struggled to get back into the game and caused anxious moments when former 3SC star, Sunday Adetunji pulled a goal back in the 84th minute but the ‘Olukayode boys’ held on to pick the maximum points.
In other games defending champions Rangers were held to a 1-1 draw by Remo Stars at home in Enugu while Gombe United picked up their first away point of the season after holding ABS to a 1-1 draw in Ilorin
Former champions Enyimba lost in Bauchito Wikki tourists while there were victories for Sunshine Stars, 3SC and FC IfeanyiUbah