2 braces as Lobi Stars fight back to beat visiting Rivers United

By Daily Sports on March 26, 2018

Views: 630

Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi on Sunday beat visiting Rivers United 3-2 in a Nigeria Professional Football League match played at the Aper Aku Stadium.

The hosts had to fight back to win in the game which witnessed two players scoring a brace each, in spite of their taking the lead.

Ezekiel Uba gave the hosts the lead in the 15th minute of the match, Salifu Oche scored in the 20th and 32nd minutes to put Rivers United in the driving seat.

Austine Ogunye restored parity in the 50th minute, before scoring the winning goal through a penalty kick in the last minute of added four minutes.

The win took Lobi Stars to 26 points from eight wins, two draws and four losses in 14 matches, moving to the top of the table in the process.

In a post-match interview, Lobi Stars’ coach Solomon Ogbeide described the match and its officiating as “very fair”.

“The game was a tough one, but we handled it,” he said. (NAN)

Source Daily Sports

Posted March 26, 2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

You may also like...
City seek end to unhappy Mondays

Muzamir wins AIBA African Boxing Championship

Van Gaal’s final chance

United fans turn on Van Gaal after Europa...

Leeds fire manager Christiansen after 8 months

ITTF lists Nigeria, Egypt for Youth Olympics qualifiers...

 

Latest News Breaking: Super Eagles bounce back powerfully in Russia, beat Iceland to brighten qualification chances World Cup Cracker: Iceland’s star midfielder set to miss Nigeria clash Pastor demands money to pray for Super Eagles’ win over Iceland Ndidi ready to die for Nigeria against Iceland No sex ban for Iceland ahead of Nigeria cracker Rohr: Nigeria are underdogs against Iceland Saraki, others to watch Super Eagles battle Iceland in Volgograd World Cup: Croatia’s Modric feels for Messi after Argentina flop Man Utd complete Fred deal Why younger players are not winning Grand Slams — Federer Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education BREAKING NEWS: Croatia humiliate Argentina 3-0 to romp into Russia 2028 knockout stage

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (43,696 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (36,063 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (34,996 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (33,938 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (33,010 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (32,698 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (32,263 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (31,929 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (29,257 views) World Cup Friendlies: Eagles Beware! (28,530 views) Let’s save Kelechi Emeteole's life! Let’s follow Omeruo, others' shining examples (28,204 views) Nkechi Obi and Nationwide League: One success story (27,538 views)

 

 

 

 

 

News Athletics (242) Basketball (93) Boxing (480) Columnists (313) Euro Soccer Update (2980) Fans Assembly (3) From the Grassroots (39) Golf (62) Interviews (13) Live Commentary (2) News (3635) NPL Glo Premier League (950) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (5) Tennis (389)

 

 

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media