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NPL Week two round up: MFM, Lobi Stars go joint top

25 February 2016, 12:10Israel Ojoko

Lagos - MFM FC go joint top of the Nigeria Premier League table with Lobi Stars after week two games played on Wednesday.

Both teams now have six points from two games, keeping a 100 percent record. Lobi Stars continued from where they left off in Ibadan to beat Sunshine Stars 2-1 in Makurdi with Anthony Okpotu bagging a brace for the ‘Pride of Benue’.

MFM, after beating Nasarawa United in their NPL debut game last weekend in Abuja, kept the tempo by beating Rivers United 2-1 in front of home fans in Lagos.

The Confluence stadium in Lokoja hosted the game between Niger Tornadoes and Giwa FC that ended 1-1. Lukman Mohammed's superb opener was cancelled out by a thunderous strike from Jos Elephants' Ibrahim Salawu.

In one of the toughest games on the night, Warri Wolves ran away with a lone goal victory over Kano Pillars in Warri, while Wikki Tourist and Heartland settled for a scoreless draw in Bauchi.

Abia Warriors, after their 1-1 draw with Ikorodu United in Lagos on Sunday, up their game to beat a difficult El Kanemi 2-1 in the week two encounter played in Umuahia, despite being one man down.

Also read: Nigeria Premier League Week 1 round up

Chisom Chikatara scored first in the early minutes before a late winner from substitute Michael Olaha sealed victory for them, after their visitors had drew level through Mustapha Ibrahim.

Enugu Rangers were too strong for their visitors Plateau United and did well to claim a 3-1 victory at the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium.

John Kim put the visitors ahead in the 8th minute through a deflected free kick before Rangers restored parity in the 54th minute when Togaba Komlan headed home a powerful cross.

Amanfo Chimezie increased the tally ten minutes later with a powerful shot before Chisom Egbuchulam netted the third goal for the Flying Antelopes in the 70th minute with a well calculated header.

The seven games played on week two of the Nigeria Premier League produced 16 goals with two draws and five wins. No away victory was recorded.

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