The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Football Club, who are representing Nigeria in the maiden edition of the Church World Cup holding in India, have qualified for the semi final of the competition after defeating their African brothers, Egypt 2-0.
Two first half goals off the boots of strikers Adekunle Adegboyega and Akor Isah sealed victory for the Olukoya Boys, as MFM team are fondly called.
With this victory, MFM FC will play their last group game against Uzbekistan in what is considered a formality tie this Tuesday.
Thereafter, the team will relocate to Goa for a clash with either Brazil or Portugal in the semi final stage.
Interestingly, while the other seven participating teams from host India, Brazil, Ghana, Egypt, Uzbekistan, Colombia and Portugal are represented by players selected from churches in their various countries, Nigeria’s representatives, The Mountain of Fire & Miracles Ministries Football Club only got to know about this after their second game on Monday in Bangalore.
MFM FC is participating in the maiden edition of the Church World Cup on the invitation of the organizers, the John Paul Foundation based in Goa, India.