FC IfeanyiUbah are the new leaders of the Nigeria league after they beat visiting Plateau Uni...
FC IfeanyiUbah are the new leaders of the Nigeria league after they beat visiting Plateau United 2-0 to topple Enugu Rangers at the top of the standings.
IfeanyiUbah now have 19 points from 10 matches. Cameroonian midfielder Tamen Medrano gave IfeanyiUbah a comfortable home win when moments after coming off the bench, he struck from 20 yards to double the home team’s advantage.
Ivorian Pascal Seka gave IfeanyiUbah a first-half lead from the penalty spot in the 18th minute, when goal-bound Bright Onyedikachi was brought down inside the box.
In Lagos, former Nigeria U20 star Obinna Nwobodo put Rangers ahead in the 36th minute courtesy of a brilliant solo effort. However, MFM drew level after 68 minutes through a superb volley by Stephen Odey.
MFM FC and have now recorded 18 points.
Shooting Stars and Giwa FC defeated visiting Ikorodu United and Kano Pillars 2-0 respectively in continuation of the Nigeria league on Wednesday.
Sunday Adetunji grabbed a brace for 3SC to see off Ikorodu United in Ibadan.
An own goal in the 72nd minute and a 22nd minute goal by Aminu Mbai combined for hosts Giwa to down Pillars at the Rwang Pam Stadium in Jos.
There was also a home win for Rivers United after they pipped El Kanemi 1-1, while Lobi Stars were held to a 1-1 draw by Wikki Tourists and hosts Tornadoes forced Sunshine Stars to a 2-2 draw.
Full Match reports to follow.
Results Week 10 Matches Wednesday
- 3SC 2-0 Ikorodu United
- Giwa 2-0 Pillars
- Lobi 1-1 Wikki
- Rivers United 1-1 El Kanemi
- FC IfeanyiUbah 2-0 Plateau Utd
- MFM 1-1 Rangers
- Akwa United 1-2 Abia Warriors
- Tornadoes 2-2 Sunshine