NPFL: Kwara United shock Plateau United on opening day

Pioneering President of League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up to various challenges facing the Nigerian Professional Soccer League (NPFL).

Kwara United recorded the first away win of the new NPFL season thanks to a 2-0 win at Plateau United, while Nasarawa United, MFM FC and Jigawa United won at home.

Kano Pillars drew 1-1 against Adamawa United.

The biggest result on the first day of action was in Jos, where home team Plateau United, which was at the top of the table before the league was canceled due to the Coronavirus pandemic, fell to two goals in the second half. for Kwara United.

Jide Fatokun opened the scoring in the 62nd minute, before Michael Ohanu doubled the visitors lead seven minutes later.

In Lagos, MFM FC got off to a winning start thanks to Ebenezer Odeyemi and Muyiwa Balogun, before John Paul Chinedu disallowed a goal for Warri Wolves.

Onukwube Stone was the winner of the Jigawa Golden Stars match in Kaduna against Sunshine Stars, while Nasarawa United fended off one goal to win 2-1 in Lafia against Wikki Tourists.

Nonso Izodegwu recorded a Man of the Match performance for FC Ifeanyiubah and edged visiting Lobi Stars 1-0.


Adamawa United 1 Kano Pillars 1

Plateau United 0 Kwara United 2

MFM FC 2 Warri Wolves 1

FC Ifeanyiubah 1 Lobi 0

Nasarawa United 2 Wikki Tourists 1

Jigawa 1 Sun Stars 0

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