It will be a night for great football fight in Agege when Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Football Club (MFM) host Wikki Touri...
It will be a night for great football fight in Agege when Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Football Club (MFM) host Wikki Tourist of Bauchi in the week 12 of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) under floodlights at the Agege stadium by 7pm on Friday.
The Olukoya Boys have impressed so far in their debut season of the Nigerian football topflight and blazed the trail for night football this season when they hosted former league Kano Pillars on Match-Day 8 in front of a sold out crowd.
|MFM players will be hoping for victory as the continue their impressive debut season in the NPFL|
The success of that encounter that ended 1-1 has encouraged the League Management Company (LMC) to approve a late kickoff for Friday’s match.
On parade for the away side will be Former Golden Eaglets defender Ibrahim Mustapha, who was part of the Golden Eaglets World Cup winning side in 2007 while newly invited Dream Team VI stars Obanor Erhun, Stanley Okorom and Julius Emiloju will hope to defend the colours of the Olukoya Boys at the Agege Town Ship Stadium.
The Lagos club are eighth on the 20-team top flight table with 16 points, while Wikki occupy the sixth spot with same number of points but with a game in hand.
Coach of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) Football Club, Fidelis Ilechukwu, has said victory over Wikki Tourists today is crucial in his quest to excel in the top flight.
“We know Wikki Tourists very well, they are a very strong side with one of the best coaches in Nigeria and we also play almost the same style of football but we are prepared for them,” he said.
“The game is very important because we are yet to win a match for some time and we can’t just continue like that.
“Victory against Wikki Tourists is very important to our quest in to excel in the top flight. We need the three points to make our supporters happy, the management is looking forward to a victorious outing, we can’t afford to let them down.”