By Peter Amine/Jos
Defending champions Plateau United Football Club of Jos on Saturday on the Zaria Road Stadium in Jos defeated visiting MFM FC of Lagos 1-Zero in a Match Day 5 fixture.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reviews that the victory ensured they remained on the prime of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) desk, with 12 factors, after 5 matches performed.
Akwa United, with one recreation in hand are second with 9 factors.
The objective which gave the NPFL reigning champions the three factors towards final season’s runners-up was scored by Tosin Omoloye within the second minute of the match.
The Jos based mostly membership had been nevertheless wasteful in entrance of objective and failed so as to add to the early objective.
The guests had been equally lacklustre and couldn’t capitalise on the hosts’ wastefulness to get a optimistic end result as they squandered many objective scoring possibilities.
Omoloye who was voted Man of the Match thanked God for his first objective for Plateau United.
“I’m completely happy that my first objective has given Plateau United three factors.
“I will work harder with my team mates to keep improving,” he stated.
Kennedy Boboye, the Chief Coach of Plateau United, additionally stated he was completely happy that his aspect once more obtained three factors after a troublesome match.
“What issues is the factors. We had been wasteful however we obtained the factors,’ he stated.
Fidelis Ilechukwu, the Chief Coach of MFM FC, stated the efficiency of his boys gave him a number of hope though they misplaced the match.
Ilechukwu stated that MFM gave a very good account of themselves on a troublesome floor.
“To play against Plateau United in Jos is not an easy task, but my players did very well,” he stated.