NPFL: ABS dents Plateau United’s title hopes

Posted on Aug 21 2017 - 10:01pm by admin

Plateau United’s hopes of clinching this season’s Nigeria professional soccer League title suffered a setback following their 2-0 matchday 35 away defeat to ABS in Ilorin on Sunday.

A penalty from Samuel Adedeji and a strike from Akinbo Segun secured the win for ABS.

Adedeji opened scoring from the penalty spot 5 minutes into the game earlier than Segun scored the winner in the 65th minute.

regardless of the defeat, Plateau nonetheless lead the go browsing 62 points, however three factors ahead of 2d placed MFM. on the Agege Stadium in Lagos, MFM pipped Gombe United 1-0 to put pressure on leaders Plateau United.

lacking celebrity duo Stephen Odey and Sikiru Olatunbosun who have been on world accountability with the house-based Eagles on Saturday, MFM’s purpose used to be scored with the aid of Monsuru Bashiru within the 21st minute.

The win took MFM’s points tally to 59 with just three video games to move.

In Nnewi, 10-man Akwa United who’re chasing a top three spot lost 1-zero to FC IfeanyiUbah.

Former junior world, King Osanga used to be the hero as his 47th minute free-kick used to be the difference between the groups.

in the forty first minute, Akwa were decreased to 10 males following Chigozie Chilekwu’s sending off.

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