Champions Plateau Utd Held By Enyimba

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NPFL INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT

Plateau United n Tuesday drew 1-1 with Enyimba, while Aiteo Cup winners Akwa United were also held to a 1-1 draw by MFM FC on the opening day of action in the NPFL Invitational Tournament in Kano.

New signing Tosin Omoyele’s late penalty goal rescued Plateau United from defeat. Enyimba raced in front after 33 minutes, when Chinedu Udeagha finished off a team play that involved Alalade and Austin Oladapo.

The Aba club also failed to convert a penalty after 21 minutes.

Akwa United on the other hand forced MFM FC to a 1-1 draw in the second game of the day.

Ajibola Otegbeye drew Akwa United level in the 66th minute from the penalty spot after MFM took the lead 10 minutes earlier when Adekunle Adegboyega scored from close range.

The tournament will continue on Wednesday with Kano Pillars taking on Akwa United while CHAN Eagles square up against Plateau United.