Chijioke Akuneto’s 14th minute goal helped Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries FC to secure another victory over ElKanemi Warriors on Monday in a Matchday 23 fixture of the Nigeria Professional Football League decided at the Agege Stadium after their away win against FC Ifeanyiubah in Nnewi last Sunday.
El-Kanemi Warriors started the game brightly, with Michael Ohanu injecting urgency to his team’s play.
The former Kwara United man teed up Anthonio MFM pip El-Kanemi Warriors Dasusa, whose pot-shot from outside the box went wide in the first 10 minutes The hosts improved remarkably after El-Kanemi’s early dominance, with Onuwa Chukwuka adding bite to his team’s drive going forward.
The pressure from the Olukoya Boys eventually paid off in the 14th minute when Akuneto flicked home Stanley Okorom’s cross.
MFM FC tried to double their lead, with Nojeem Akinyemi going close on two occasions as the first-half ended 1-0.