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BREAKING: Plateau United, MFM FC Beat Opponents To Advance In CAFCL

. Plateau United players in celebration mood

The two Nigerian representatives in the 2018 CAF Champions League, Plateau United FC and Mountain of Fire and Miracles (MFM) FC completed the job they started two weeks ago in the preliminary round, as they both defeated their opponents, Eding Sport 1-0 at home (4-0 on aggregate), and Real Bamako 1-0 (2-1 on aggregate) in the second legs to advance into the first round.

Raphael Ayagwa gave the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions 1-0 away win after defeating their Cameroonian opponent 3-0 fortnight ago at the New Jos Stadium in Plateau State.

Elsewhere at the newly refurbished ‘Soccer Temple’ Agege Stadium in Lagos,  MFM FC also defeated Real Bamako of Mali 1-0 in the second leg cracker after playing out a 1-1 draw with their opponent two weeks ago in Bamako, Mali. Chijioke Akuneto scored late in the 85th minute to give the Olukoya Boys their first victory on the continent.

With the victories, both Plateau United and MFM FC book their places in the next round of the ongoing CAF Champions League competition.



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