Update On The NPFL, As MFM FC Picks Up Points Away

MFM FC retained top spot in Group A of the Nigeria Professional Football League following a 1-0 away win against Remo Stars in their match day seven encounter at the Gateway International Stadium, Shagamu on Wednesday, reports Completesports.com.

Adeniji Kabir scored the winning goal in the 13th minute tapping the ball home from Joshua Abah’s low cross.

It was the first time the Olukoya Boys will be picking points on the road this season following defeats in their previous away fixtures.

The Lagos club sit at the top of the log with 12 points from six games.

In another Group A game, Rivers United and Kwara United battled to a 0-0 draw at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt.

Rivers United moved to third from second position following the stalemate. The Pride Rivers have amassed nine points from six games.

FC IfeanyiUbah reclaimed top spot in Group B after a comfortable 2-0 win against Gombe United in Nnewi.

Ikenna Cooper and Nonso Nzediegwu got the goals for the Anambra Warriors.

Uche Okagbue’s men top the table with 14 points from seven games.

In Umuahia, Abia Warriors defeated Heartland 1-0 in the Oriental derby with Samson Obi netting the winning goal in the 25th minute.

It was the second consecutive win in an Oriental derby in one week for Abia Warriors who also defeated FC IfeanyiUbah 2-1 on the road last Sunday.

At the Krisdera Stadium, Omoku Go Round stunned Kano Pillars edging out the former champions 2-1 in a keenly contested encounter.

NPFL new boys, Kada City came back from a goal down to record a 2-1 win against El Kanemi Warriors at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna.

Abubakar Umar gave the visitors the lead in the 16th minuted but the home team rallied back with two goals from Anayo Iwuala (penalty) and Kabiru Sanusi.

RESULTS (WEDNESDAY)
MATCHDAY SEVEN RESULTS
Rivers Utd 0-0 Kwara United
Remo Stars 0-1 MFM
Go Round 2-1 Kano Pillars
Kada City 2-1 El-Kanemi
Abia Warriors 1-0 Heartland
FC Ifeanyiubah 2-0 Gombe United

By Adeboye Amosu

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