Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries FC, Ogunye Austine, 71st minute strike was all that the Olukoya Boys needed to beat Remo Stars FC in one of Matchday 32 fixtures of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clash at Gateway International Stadium, Sagamu.
It was truly a southwest contest to remember for both teams avid followers who were thrilled with beautiful display of the round lethal game.
The first minute of the scintillating match saw Olatunbosun Sikiru of MFM FC troubling the hosts defenders but he was brilliantly marked.
The Sky Blue Stars goalkeeper, Adekunle Tunde, was unarguably the man of the match. He denied Stephen Odey and Olatunbosun Sikiru their attempts on goal on several occasions with brilliant saves.
MFM FC made the first substitution of the match in the 50th minute and Akuneto Chijioke was introduced for Jonathan Zikiye.
The substitute added bite to the attack when he tested the hosts goalkeeper. Few minutes after his introduction, Akuneto was upended in the homers box and the referee pointed to the spot but the Sky Blue Stars goalkeeper Adekunle Tunde saved Stephen Odey’s spot kick.
Stephen Odey and Olatunbosun were replaced with Ogunye Austine and Adebayo Waheed in the 60th minute of the exchange.
Ten minutes after their introduction the two substitutes justified their inclusion. Ogunye Austine scored his side’s only goal of the match with a fine finish off an assist from Adebayo Waheed. The contest ended in a 1-0 triumph for the Olukoya Boys.
After claiming their second away win in Sagamu, MFM FC still occupy the second position on the Nigerian top league table with 55 points from 32 NPFL matches.