Gateway Utd, Ijebu Utd Begin 2023 NNL Season On A Winning Note - EDU-BIZNEWS


Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Gateway Utd, Ijebu Utd Begin 2023 NNL Season On A Winning Note

Both Gateway United and Ijebu United based in Ogun State began their  campaign for promotion to the elite league on a bright note , after securing vital win on the road against their respective opponents for the
2022/2023 seasoned   

Haruna Salifu struck  in the 34th minute when he rose highest to nod in Ovenseri Samuel's cross at the back stick, to give Gateway boys the needed three points against homeside, Crown FC in a  Nigeria National League (NNL)  opener played at the Soun Township Stadium in Ogbomo for the 2022/2023 seasoned

Omolaoye Abiodun almost grabbed a last gasp goal with a header aimed at the bottom corner but Adeniyi Adejare parried to corner. 

Gateway United maintained the goal advantage thanks to resolute defending and a  heroic goalkeeping 

The  Toyin Ayinla tutored side will playing at  home  against Ijebu United in a local derby  at Otunba Dipo Dina Stadium, Ijebu Ode on this Saturday 25th March 2023 at 4pm.

"What a game. The boys played their socks off. They followed our instructions to the letter. It's a great start. We will take it from here. We are basking in the euphoria no doubt but we won't overdo it. Our first home game is against Ijebu United on Saturday, and that's now our focus"  coach Toyin Ayinla commented.

Similarly rivals, Ijebu United recorded hard-earned 1-2  win on the road  against Joy Cometh  in a match played at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Lagos

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