MFM FC is a Nigerian football club based in Lagos, Nigeria. The club currently plays in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), the country’s highest level of professional club football.
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MFM FC History
2007 marked the beginning of operations for the Mountain of Fire Miracles and Ministries Football Club (MFM FC) of Lagos. Pentecostal Christian organization Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries owns the entire Lagos State Modest Club. This ministry is known for its miraculous healing work. MFM FC took up the position of Bolowatan F.C. in the Nigeria National League (NNL), which is the second-tier level in Nigerian football, eight years after the club was founded.
Toyin Gafaar, the founder of Bolowotan FC, is a Muslim. He gave the position to the church (MFM) to handle without asking for any money in exchange. Two years later, on August 31, 2015, the church team, which was coached by Fidelis Ilechukwu and had previously been in the Nigeria National League (NNL), was promoted to the Nigeria Premier League after Toyin Gafaar had transferred the NNL spot to MFM.
The first-ever Church World Cup was won by MFM Football Club of Lagos. This competition was held in Lagos. After claiming victory over the United Church of Colombia by a score of 7–0 in the championship match of the Mundial that was held in Goa, India, the representatives of Nigeria were able to accomplish this remarkable feat. At the Aper Aku Stadium in Markudi, Benue State of Nigeria, MFM FC made their historic debut in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), where they defeated the Solid Miners of Nasarawa United by a score of 2–1. The match took place on MFM FC’s tentative home soil.
Musa Newman scored the club’s first-ever goal in their first NPFL game in the 18th minute, and Chukwuka Emmanuel’s second gave the debutants a two-goal lead before Ifeanyi Nweke of Nasarawa United pulled one back.
The debutants had a two-goal lead before Ifeanyi Nweke of Nasarawa United pulled one back. ‘The Olukoya Boys’ were already in a comfortable second position after MatchDay 4 of their debut season in the NPFL, tied with the same 9 points as Lobi Stars, with three wins and one loss (a 3–0 defeat at the hands of the ‘3SC’ Shooting Stars of Ibadan), but they would go on to struggle all throughout the season to avoid relegation.
Lobi Stars were in a comfortable first position after MatchDay 4 of their debut season in After his wards concluded the 2016–2017 season in the second position on the log, two points behind Plateau United, the eventual winners of the league, the team was able to qualify for their very first CAF competition under the direction of Fidelis Ilechukwu, who served as the team’s head coach. The voyage that the club took across the continent was packed with moments that will never be forgotten.
MFM FC brought continental games to Lagos for the first time in the past 15 years, and they did it at the Agege Stadium in front of their fans. These games were played against some of the best teams in Africa. A club that is known for its commitment to the youth player development program; a significant number of its alumni have gone on to play for clubs in Europe and have also had opportunities to represent Nigeria at the international level. Sikiru Olatunbosun, who is remembered for his CNN Wonder Goal of the Week and who have since joined Turkish side, Menemespor, and Chukwuka Onuwa, a midfielder who left to join former champions Enyimba International, are among the players on this list. Stephen Odey moved to Amiens SC in France from Genks in Belgium not too long ago. Sikiru Olatunbosun is remembered for his CNN Wonder Goal of the Week
MFM FC Stadium
Agege Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Lagos, Nigeria. It is capable of seating 4,000 people at once. The MFM F.C., the Nigerian women’s national under-17 football team, and, as of the 2018 season, the DreamStar F.C. Ladies call this stadium their home field.
According to a report from a Nigerian news source, the State Government of Lagos has stated that they are putting out their best efforts to complete their upgrade of the stadium in the month of February. The Nigeria Women’s Premier League team DreamStar F.C. Ladies and the Nigeria Premier League Club MFM, both of which competed for the country in the 2017 CAF Champion League, call the Lagos Stadium home. Plateau United is another club that has called the Lagos Stadium home in recent years.