NPFL: Go-Round FC gets First league win, as Rivers United loses away in Jos.

Go-Round FC of Omoku on Wednesday in the match day 2 of the NPFL, got their first league win of the season at Krisdera Stadium, Omoku, Courtsey of a 17th minute Adelani Adeseun’s strike.

The home team capitalized on a communication breakdown between keeper and defenders to score from close range.

With few chances created, Go-Round FC went into the break with a 1:0 lead.

5 minutes after resumption, Nwachukwu’s cross-field pass freed Okon but he shot wide with just Ojo Olorunleke to beat.

Second half substitute, Christian Pyagbara, had the opportunity to equalize for the visitor’s, Akwa United after going through on goal but shot wide.

In the 67th minute without pressure, Stanley Nwabali cleared a back pass onto the path of Victor Mbaoma who shot wide with no one between the


Go-Round’s Stanley “Obasanjo” Worlu, shot from 30 yards which beat goal keeper Olorunleke but bounced off the goalposts, was the last chance in the game as the Omoku side got their first NPFL win in history.

Elsewhere, neighbors Rivers United bowed to the superiority of league Champions, Plateau United in Jos as the ‘pride’ of Rivers lost by 2 goals to nill.

A Superb technique by Plateau captain Elisha Golbe to bend in a free kick in the 31st minute and a Emeka Umeh expertly finish from a Tosin Omoyele’s pass made the difference for the Jos based side.


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