Wednesday, March 23, 2016 8:21 pm
MFM FC and Kano Pillars shared the points in the the well advertised midweek match between them at Agege Stadium in Lagos.
MFM opened scoring in the 28th minute with a goal by Stanley Okorom.
Okorom lifted the ball over his marker, controlled the ball and fired into the net. His shot was however helped with a little deflection that gave Pillars’s keeper no chance.
MFM dominated the first 30 minutes of the game. Pillars, the visitors from Kano, responded before the half-time creating several goal chances. But they were kept at bay by MFM’s keeper, Ayeyemi.
Pillars kept piling pressure in the second half and at one stage laid siege in front of MFM goal area.
In the 63rd minute, Monsuru of MFM brought down Pillar’s Aggrey in the box. The referee wasted no time in awarding a penalty, for what became Pillars equaliser. The penalty was taken by Rabiu Ali. He did not make any mistakeabout it at all.
The game ended 1-1.