MFM holds First Bank, Wikki over­takes Jets in Di­vi­sion A

Daily Trust - - SPORT - By Mike Oboh

Moun­tain of Fire and Mir­a­cle (MFM) Foot­ball Club of La­gos forced city ri­vals, First Bank to 1-1 draw in an epic en­counter played at the mag­nif­i­cent Agege Sta­dium near Ikeja at the weekend.

It was a match which the host would have wrapped up in the first have but poor marks­man­ship en­sured that both teams shared the spoils even as MFM came from be­hind to pick a point.

First Bank had scored an early goal no thanks to a de­fen­sive mix-up fol­low­ing what MFM de­fend­ers taught was an off­side play but the ref­eree and his first as­sis­tant ad­judged it a fair-play and that al­lowed the First Bank at­tacker to slot in from the near post.

Mean­while, Wikki Tourists have re­turned to the top Di­vi­sion A af­ter a 2-0 vic­tory over Kogi United in Bauchi just as Adamawa and Plateau United have joined Mighty Jets of Jos on 19 points to trail Wikki with only one point more that the three clubs.

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