Heartland FC handed MFM FC their first home defeat at the Soccer Temple, in one of the NPFL this season.
The relegation battling Heartland put their disappointing 1-1 home draw against FC Ifeanyi Ubah in the mid week behind them and delivered a professional performance in Agege.
Fidelis Ilechukwu’s side had their nose in front just seven minutes into the match.
Emmanuel Adachi scored from the spot for the away team after former MFM FC striker Chijioke Akuneto was fouled in the box.
Heartland FC went into the break with the lead, but they conceded an equaliser through Muyiwa Lawal, just three minutes after the restart.
The visitors regained their lead five minutes before hour mark, as Jimoh Gbadamosi’s effort beat goalkeeper Folarin Abayomi.
MFM FC searched for an equaliser, but their opponents stood firm to take all the points back to Owerri.
MFM FC have now gone six games without a win in the league, their longest ever winless streak.
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