GO ROUND FC GOT THEIR FIRST EVER AWAY WIN IN RECENT AT ABIA WARRIORS
GO ROUND FC MADE THE HEADLINE OF THE MATCHDAY TWO IN THE NIGERIA PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE(NPFL), AFTER PULLING A WELL DESERVED WIN FROM THE PERFORMANCE AND EFFORT IN THE GAME, SHOCKING THEIR HOST ABIA WARRIORS AT THE UMUAHIA TOWNSHIP STADIUM ON WEDNESDAY.
Abia Warriors conceded first, but got the equalizer early enough but the visitor’s weren’t ready to share the spoil, has they snap a winner at stoppage time to take home all three point in their first ever away win in their short NPFL history. Captain of Go Round FC Ebuka Akobundu, who hailed is side effort to get a fantastic win away, from a very difficult game.
“It’s very good start and that’s what we aimed for because during our pre-season matches, we were able to win many games,” Akobundu told https://npfl.ng/
“We started the game brilliantly, we knew from start that we could win, we came here to win and exactly we won,” added the right back.
Go Round FC has gone through thorough reforms from the management of the club, and with it new head coach Willy Udube among the reforms. Willy Udube who is overseeing a job in the top flight league for the first time ever. Udube seem to have blended together within short period of time; a team of very many new faces, most of whom had never tasted NPFL action in their career.
Out of Go Round’s starting eleven on Wednesday, only four were with the team in their debut top flight season last term, meaning that seven players including the other three members of the back four are new in the squad.
“It is not easy to get together within a short period of time because some players came new but with the effort of our coaches we were able to adapt during the pre-season and as time goes on we will adapt more,” said their captain.
“The moment they scored the penalty, I still believed that definitely we will come out with at least a point because we were playing well even before the penalty but by the grace of God we were able to achieve three points”.
“I am happy because it’s a plus for us”, he said in relief.