April 1, 2023



NPFL: Niger Tornadoes pip Doma Utd, preserve excellent begin 

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Niger Tornadoes FC defeated newly promoted Doma United FC of Gombe by a lone aim to take care of an ideal begin to the 2022/2023 Group B abridged Nigeria Skilled Soccer League season. 

A terrific first half header from a nook kick by Munir Idris sealed the three factors for the Ikon Allah Boys, as they ensured continuation of their profitable run to the brand new season. Although the house aspect dominated the primary half, the guests rallied again within the second half to get one thing from the sport.

Charles Chibuike continued to terrorize the Tornadoes aim however all his efforts have been futile, as goalkeeper Fortunate Abdullahi stay strong to foil any effort by the Tiger Boys to share the factors. 

Talking after the match, Tornadoes striker and man of the match, Charles Okafor stated it was a tough match however they have been blissful that they gave their finest and it was sufficient to make sure victory. He stated they’d take the excessive confidence to Port Harcourt the place they deal with Rivers United FC on matchday three of the season. 

“This season just isn’t going to be a straightforward one, that is our first match at residence after profitable away and we’re blissful that we preserve the proper begin. What we promise in opposition to Rivers United is that we’ll take our confidence from the 2 wins to Port Harcourt to get at the very least a degree or three factors. Our goal for the season is to complete nicely and go to tremendous six.”

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For Doma United Coach, Akin Onigbinde, it wasn’t a foul match, however the group would proceed to work to get their first victory. 

“It’s not unhealthy we created a lot of alternative however we are able to’t convert them. We performed very nicely, excellent soccer however we misplaced. That’s soccer. 

“We’re frightened, we’re disturbed concerning the outcomes, we might return and see the best way to get better factors. I can guarantee you that we’re developing. We have to win residence and get one thing away,” he stated.

NPFL Matchday 2 Outcomes

Bendel Insurance coverage 2-1 Plateau Utd

El-Kanemi 2-1 Nasarawa Utd

Gombe United 0-1 Remo Stars

3SC                  0-0 Kwara United

Sunshine          1-1 Rivers United