MFM FC of Lagos will on Saturday host Lobi Stars in their week 35 Nigerian Premier Football League fixture as the Olukoya Boys battle to stay clear of relegation.
Victory in the forth-coming games will be key to for the Lagos boys if they must remain in the topflight to keep Agege Stadium bubbling again as usual when they file out.
Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu’s team currently occupy 16th position with 38 points while the visitors (Lobi) are on 5th position gunning for a place in the continent with 49 points. After this game, they will be away in their next two matches to Enyimba followed by Niger Tornadoes before hosting ambitious FM Ifeanyi Ubah in at home in the final match day.
The Prayer warriors have failed to win a match in their last seven games with four loses ( 1 at their comfort zone against Plateau United , 4 away to Kano Pillars, Rangers, Wikki Tourists and Akwa United) and secured two home draws when they hosted Warri Wolves and Abia Warriors.
The above exposition clearly states why the team with so much promises lounge where they are on the log at this time. Plus, However, a win for MFM in Agege for the host may be the resurgence required to leap and give some hope to teeming fans who throng the stadium to enjoy some good football.
For Ikorodu United, it can be described as dead-rubber as every game they play is inconsequential to their campaign save for the opponents. They host Kano Pillars this weekend at the MKO Stadium Abeokuta where they have been banished to but seem to enjoy the warm reception. Meanwhile title hopeful Rangers who have their hands full this weekend in Ibadan will also come visiting before the ”Oga Boys” as they are fondly called travel to Warri.
Lagos fans, are you ready for the days ahead?