FC IfeanyiUbah are the new leaders of the Nigeria league after they beat visiting Plateau United 2-0 to topple Enugu Rangers at the ...
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