NPFL21: Plateau Utd begin title defence with home loss

NPFL21: Plateau Utd begin title defence with home loss

… as MFM secure first win over Wolves in five attempts

Defending champions, Plateau United began their title defence with a 2-0 loss at home to visiting Kwara United on Match Day 1 of the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season yesterday.

Visiting Kwara United in the process earned the first away victory with goals from Jide Fatokun and Michael Ohanu in the 62nd and 69th minute of the clash.

In the same vein, IfeanyiUbah FC secured all three points against Lobi Stars to end a seven match winless run against the 2018 champions.

Nasarawa United were able to defeat Wikki Tourists with a 2-1 scoreline. Wikki’s Promise Damala had scored the first goal of the season in the 5th minute but Reuben Nicodemus scored a brace which is also the first of the season.

Adamawa United shared the spoils with Kano Pillars while MFM FC recorded their first win against Warri Wolves in the NPFL after five attempts with a 2-1 victory over visiting Warri Wolves while Jigawa Golden Stars secured a hard fought 1-0 victory over Sunshine Stars who have now failed to win their opening match in the last eight NPFL seasons.

Meanwhile, action continues today when Katsina United trades horns with Heartland while Akwa United take on Dakkada FC in a derby clash.


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