Abraysport FC secure their first win of the NLO season following a 1-0 victory over Olisa FC.
After a goalless first half, Ahmed Ahmed tap-in a cut-back pass from Omolaoye Abiodun to secure the victory.
Omolaoye Abiodun had a chance inside the box but could not get the right contact to put the ball at the back of the net.
In the second half, Adesina Mayowa fires in a free-kick but Ayanda Toluwase could not tap-in the rebound.
Toluwase was presented with a chance at the edge of the box but his curled shot was saved by the goalkeeper.
With seven minutes to the end of the game, Omolaoye Abiodun cut-back a pass which Ahmed Ahmed tap-in for the breakthrough.
The lads held-on to the victory and secure the first three points of the season.
After the game, coach Gbolade Ezekiel Zico hailed the player’s character and attitude towards picking the three points.
According to him, the boys played to instruction but were unlucky with the chances missed.
“They played with a lot of desire and deserve the credit for the victory today.”
“We asked them to press high to force mistakes from the opponent in dangerous positions on the pitch.”
“We could have scored more but the ball refused to end at the back of the net, and the opponent’s goalkeeper had a great game.”
Alase Suleiman, Mathias Oladosu, Adetoro Mikail, Atteh Victor, Adesina Mayowa, Eze Sunday (Abdulhakeem Baki 77′), Abdulmumini Kabir (Abdullahi Hadi 77′) Omolaoye Abiodun, Solabi Olabode (Olorunfemi Adebayo 77′), Ayanda Toluwase (Bello Kazeem 82′), Ahmed Ahmed.
Coach – Gbolade Ezekiel Zico
Goalscorer – Ahmed Ahmed 83′
Yellow Card – (Eberechi Eze 58′, Adetoro Mikail 73′)