NPFL Wrap: MFM shock Heartland on opening day

NPFL Wrap: MFM shock Heartland on opening day

Lagos based side MFM FC on Sunday shocked Heartland by inflicting a 1-0 defeat on the Naze Millionaires on the opening day of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) 2019/20 season.

Clement Ogwu headed home Adeyinka Najeem’s corner in the 39th minute to secure an away win for Tony Bolus’ side against Heartland who are now coached by former MFM handler Fidelis Ilechukwu.

Rivers United held Kano Pillars to a 0-0 draw in a game played behind closed doors in Kano while the two games between Delta and Akwa-Ibom states teams ended in stalemate.

Delta Force were held to a 1-1 draw by Akwa Starlets in Asaba while Mfon Udoh scored for Akwa United in their 1-1 draw at Warri Wolves.

FULL RESULTS

FC Ifeanyiubah 1-0 Adamawa United
Samuel Kalu 41′

Warri Wolves 1-1 Akwa Utd
Samuel Amadi 2’ – Mfon Udoh 28’

Abia Warriors 2-0 Katsina Utd
Jimoh Oni 8’, 47’

Wikki Tourists 2-1 Jigawa Golden Stars
Saidu Abubakar 47’, Idris Guda 61’ – Lala Abdullahi 15’

Kano Pillars 0-0 Rivers United

Delta Force 1-1 Akwa Starlets
Bala Yahuza 78’ – Isaac George 50’

Heartland 0-1 MFM FC
Clement Ogwu 39’

Plateau Utd 3-1 Lobi Stars
Nerot Silas 12’, Solomon Kwambe 27’ (og), Amos Gyang 67’ – Sikiru Alimi 32’ (PEN)

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