LOBI STAR’S SEE OFF FEARLESS REMO STAR’S
LOBI STAR’S ATTACKER YAYA KONE SCORED IN STOPPAGE TIME TO GIVE LOBI STAR’S A HARD EARNED 2-1 WIN OVER REMO STAR’S IN ONE OF THE MATCH DAY 10 FIXTURES OF THE NIGERIA PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE.
The fixture which was played at the Lobi Star’s Stadium, Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi was attended by a reasonable crowd, it was indeed a tough encounter for the host who later snap away all three point late.
Lobi Star’s were first on the score sheet in the 14th minute, when Remo Star’s goalie James Faith cleared a dangerous ball straight into the leg’s of yaya kone who wasted no seconds to put it into an empty net.
Remo Star’s became strong as the game proceed, could have equalize three minute after conceding when Olufemi Kayode of Lobi Star;s threw the ball towards Sunday but the forward wasn’t quick enough for Ekene has he cleared the ball out of danger.
James the Remo stars goalie who was on is debut in the in the Nigeria Professional Football League for Remo Star’swas decent and mature in is conduct on the several attempt fro the host which he denied them after the first goal. The second 45 minute was slow from both team, has they could not produce any dangerous chance. Midway into the second half Lobi Star’s got their chance but was sent wide by Lazarus.
Remo Star’s got a chance from a loose ball in the host defense area but a left shot from Lanre was not enough to beat Kayode, Samad also went close for the host but is shot was deflected wide from a challenge.
Remo Star’s loss of concentration in the stoppage time lead to a goal after sub Moses did a one-two pass with Yaya Kone who bend a shot beyond the stretched hand of James. Remo Star’s head coach, Kennedy Boboye expressed his displeasure over his boy’s loss of concentration. Boboye, however remains positive and said “he believe is boys will take lesson from the loss and will help them in subsequent matches”.
While Lobi Star’s head coach, Solomon Ogbeide was full of praise for is side despite the struggle, but commended is boy’s focus and determination.