NNL: Gateway Thrash J.Atete 4-1,As Remo Stars Beat Abia Comets 1-0 In Umuahia - EDU-BIZNEWS


Saturday, August 7, 2021

NNL: Gateway Thrash J.Atete 4-1,As Remo Stars Beat Abia Comets 1-0 In Umuahia

Gateway United Football Club continued with its winning streak on Saturday in the second tier Nigeria National League NNL, thrashing visiting Julius Atete FC from Delta State, 4-1 in the Group B2 of the league

J Atete goalkeeper Efevwhire Joke's own goal in the 28th minute, gave the home team the lead in the match played at the MKO Abiola International Stadium in Abeokuta,the state capital

Julius Ikechukwu doubled the lead in the 65th minute when he nodded  in Abawula's long throw  

The in form winger,Julius Ikechukwu grabbed a brace in the 76th minute with another powerful header off  Okechukwu Promise's cross. 

The visitors however reduced the tally in the 76th minute through Harrison's strike before another header by substitute Mohammed Aman restored the goals margin with  the fourth goal in the 80th to complete the demolition of the Delta based side 

Gateway had defeated One-Rocket FC last Saturday, July 31, before recording the vital win on the road against another Delta State based side,Apex Krane  two/one 

Another Ogun State based side,Remo Stars of Ikenne-Remo, also regained its contention for the top spot in the Group B2 of the league after securing a vital three maximum points against host Abia Comets in Umuahia

Victor Osuagwu scored the only goal of the match in the 62nd minute of the encounter to share the same 40points on top of the table with Bendel Insurance of Benin

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