Hosts Abubakar Bukola Saraki Football Club of Ilorin on Sunday defeated FC IfeanyiUbah of Nnewi 1-0 to maintain their unbeaten start to the 2016/2017 season.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Nigeria Professional Football League Match Day 3 fixture was played at the Kwara Stadium Complex in Ilorin.
Chigozirim Metu, who was voted the man of the match against Akwa United on Match Day 1, scored the only goal of the match in the 17th minute.
Adeshina Gata, who made his debut for ABSFC after joining from Kwara United last summer, had latched on to a pass from the midfield to shoot at goal.
His shot was deflected to an upright by Super Eagles goalkeeper Ezenwa Ikechukwu, with Metu pushing the rebound to the goalkeeper’s far right.
The match’s remaining 73 minutes were however interesting as the Anambra Warriors’ Agggreh Prince and Medrano Tamen were a handful for the hosts’ defence.
The duo of Chinedu Ajanah and Ernest Governor however stood tall in the hosts’ defenceline to stop the visitors.
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