After a lot rigmarole whether or not to play abridged league or not, the Nigeria Skilled Soccer League (NPFL) 2022.23 season lastly will get underway with Bendel Insurance coverage of Benin defeating homers , Akwa United 2-0 on the Godswill Akpabio Worldwide Stadium, on Sunday.
Insurance coverage have spent the larger a part of the final decade within the decrease tier league seem like re-enacting their very good type of the late Seventies.
The sport was Bendel Insurance coverage’s first within the Nigerian top-flight in over three years.
Imade Osarenkhoe shot the newly promoted Insurance coverage forward within the 40th minute.
Divine Nwachukwu doubled the lead 4 minutes later to provide the visiting Insurance coverage a 2-0 lead at half time.
No additional objective was recorded within the second half.
The remaining matchday one fixtures will probably be performed subsequent weekend.
The match was stay on the cable tv and watched by main soccer stakeholders within the nation, together with the Nigeria Soccer Federation president Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau, high officers of the Interim League Administration Committee(IMC) in addition to lovers of soccer in Uyo and its environs.
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