Shinshinma
Monday scored to give MFM FC its first ever top flight win over
Shooting Stars.

Shooting
Stars started the encounter on a high and controlled the game for few
minutes. Abu Azeez tested MFM FC’s Folarin Abayomi with a shot but
the goalkeeper punched the ball to corner. Wasiu Jimoh won a free
kick for the visitors in the 9th minute of the match but his effort
went off target.

NPFL
leading scorer, Stephen Odey, had a chance to open the scoring for
MFM FC in the 14th minute of the exchange but his effort was
deflected for a corner.

The
Olukoya Boys continued with their fine display as they strung passes
together with series of counter-attacking move. Shola Brossa set
Shinshinma up in the 21st minute with a lovely pass and the
left-footed player put the hosts in front off a sublime strike. The
first 45 minutes ended with MFM FC maintaining a one-goal lead.

Shooting
Stars came out strong in the second half had a created few goal
scoring opportunities with Abu and Jimoh troubling the homers
defence. MFM FC defenders, Opara Austine, Monsuru Bashiru, Emiloju
Julius and Okorom Stanley did a yeoman’s job thwarting the away
team’s move.

The
centre referee, Oluwabonmi Olayombo, brought the game to a close as
the Olukoya Boys claimed their second home win of the second stanza
of the 2016/17 NPFL and moved from fourth position on the 20-team log
to second with 40 points.

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