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Naija Super 8: Osho Dedicates Akwa United’s Victory Over Yobe Stars To Players

Naija Super 8: Osho Dedicates Akwa United’s Victory Over Yobe Stars To Players

Akwa United head coach, Fatai Osho was pleased with the performance of his players in Saturday’s victory against Yobe Desert Stars.

The Promise Keepers started their campaign at the Naija Super 8 competition with a 2-1 win against the Nigeria National League side.

Anthony Chukwu Ebuka headed the Uyo club n in front off James Ajako’s delivery from a corner kick in the 34th minute.

Cyril Olisema doubled the advantage three minutes before the break.

Olisema missed a penalty for the former Nigeria Premier League champions after the break.

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Moments later, Yobe Stars reduced the deficit when Emmanuel James sent a low free kick beyond everyone into the net.

In a post-match interview, Osho said he dedicated his first win to his players, with an assurance of better improvement ahead of the upcoming Nigeria Professional Football League season.

He also expressed satisfaction with the performance of his team within the short period of his reign, adding that the building process will continue.

“It’s is a good win for us and I am happy. That’s a good start, what is important in any football game is to win and with the way we played, I see us doing very well in this competition and in the future,” he told the club’s official website.

There’s a certain way we want to play, and my boys have shown sign that they are learning, that’s a good one for us, we can only leverage on that and see where we go from here, I’m really impressed,”

Akwa United will take on Rivers United in their next game on Monday.

By Adeboye Amosu


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