NNL: Kogi United Gets Passage License From FRSC

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Lokoja based Nigeria National League, NNL side, Kogi United FC on Saturday smashed their license from Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC FC with a 2-0 home win to maintained their perfect home record in the league.

Captain Afolabi Abiodun opened the score sheet for Kogi United in the fifth minutes via a penalty after Aminu Abdulkadir had been tripped in the box.

Ebenezer Odeyemi doubled the lead in the 33rd minutes with a header from Abiodun’s corner that put Kogi United in full control of the game through the first half.

The resumption in the other half saw the Wada Boys coming out with full force to increase the tally, but the reorganized FRSC defense denied them the opportunity.

Head Coach of Kogi United Fatai Osho who commended his boys for the victory, admitted that the game was a difficult as FRSC did not allow his team to play their normal free flowing style of football just he promised to make amend in their subsequent matches.

“We are very with for this victory, but in terms of performance, we were not there today. That is not the way we play. But atimes you will play better and not get anything. But I give respect to our opponent, they gave us a good fight, they realised it will be emrassing to concede more, and you can see they were a bit composed in the second half”, Osho said.

Chairman of the club, Mallam Abdul Adama also noted that it was an ugly win for Kogi United as he described it the worst home game so far this season.
He however charged the boys to remain focused and work towards finding a right mentality to get results from the road.

Kogi United has garnered 12 points from eight games to placed 7th on the standing and will make a trip to Dutse to face Jigawa Golden Stars in their next game.