Madiba FC has been topped champions of the 2021/22 Nationwide League One season after they pipped Malantarki Care FC by a lone aim within the Tremendous 8 last in Lagos.
The Oshodi-based workforce who ended the common season unbeaten, lived as much as the hype as they went on with out shedding a recreation within the champion of champions play-off that was held on the Legacy Pitch of the Nationwide Stadium, Surulere-Lagos.
An epic last was as they took the sport to FCT-based Malantarki Care and confirmed their superiority.
Their attacking play was rewarded with a aim within the twenty eighth minute after Rabiu Nurudeen beat the offside flag to chip the ball past the attain of Edward Ameh in aim for Malantarki Care.
Malantarki might have levelled scores earlier than heading to the break however Madiba FC had Mohammed Tijani to thank, as he confirmed class in aim, after he made a superb save to disclaim the boys from the FCT.
One nil it, as Madiba FC went into the dressing room with indicators of reduction whereas Malantarki Care was left to rue their poor defending.
It was a one-sided second half because the final half an hour of the sport was between Madiba FC and Ameh, as he made numerous saves to maintain the scoreline first rate for Malantarki Care FC.
Malantarki Care’s seek for the equalizing aim proved a bit too late, regardless of the 5 minutes of added time, as Madiba FC stored their defence underneath locks and keys and ran away with the trophy.