Sunday Nov 06, 2016. 21:08
The club of Nigeria midfielder Ifeanyi Matthew have finally secured their place in the Norwegian top flight after they beat Molde 1-0 at home on final day of the season.
The hard-fought home win saw Lillestrom finish on 34 points to finish above closest rivals Tromso, who posted a big 3-1 win over Odd.
Stabaek battered bottom club IK Start 3-0, who have been automatically demoted to the lower league along with Bodo-Glimt after they lost 2-1 at Rosenborg.
Stabaek will feature in the relegation-promotion playoffs.
Both Ifeanyi Matthew and compatriot Innocent Bonke played from start to finish in a game, which had a lot riding on it.
Ifeanyi Matthew was denied a goal when his goal-bound shot crashed against the crossbar.