NPFL 2019/2020: MFM Stun Ex-Coach In Season Opener
Fidelis Ilechukwu joined Heartland from MFM  (Image Credit: MFMFC Lagos twitter)

MFM shocked home fans inside the Okigwe stadium by recording a 1-0 win over Heartland in a matchday 1 fixture of the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.

Concise News reports that Ogwu Clement netted the winner in the 40th minute as coach Fidelis Ilechukwu lost to his former side.

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Elsewhere, Kano Pillars played out a goalless draw with Rivers United, Delta Force and newcomers Akwa Starlets ended it 1-1, while another newly promoted side Warri Wolves were held 1-1 at home by Akwa United.

Full results

Wikki 2-1 Jigawa GS
Plateau Utd 3-1 Lobi
Delta Force 1-1 Akwa Starlets
Kano Pillars 0-0 Rivers Utd
Heartland 0-1 MFM
FC Ifeanyiubah 1-0 Adamawa Utd
Wolves 1-1 Akwa Utd
Abia Warriors 2-0 Katsina Utd