Lagos - Nigeria's commercial nerve center, Lagos has been
starved of top flight league football for so long, but hopes are rocket high
this season as two teams, Ikorodu United and MFM FC are in commanding positions
to bring Premier League football to Lagos.
Both teams are so close yet far because it all depends on
how they finish this season in the Nigeria National League (NNL).
A newly formed club, Ikorodu United who are debutant in the
NNL have the chance this weekend, Sunday August 30, 2015 to secure a promotion
ticket. A win at their home ground, Onikan Stadium on Sunday against Ekiti
United will seal a slot in the NPFL.
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While MFM FC must secure a minimum of three points from
their last two games; against Bendel Insurance in Benin and at home against
As regard facilities, Lagos is spoilt of options, Teslim
Balogun Stadium, the current home ground of Ikorodu United, Onikan Stadium and
MFM FC home ground, Agege Stadium are good grounds that can host NPFL matches.
Lagos fans are eagerly waiting to see the big teams visit
Lagos every weekend and the joy to celebrate a promotion ticket for those Lagos
teams in contention has swollen so much that fans can't wait to see both
Ikorodu United and MFM FC play in the NPFL.For
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