NPFL: Go Round FC produce Match Day 2 upset




Go Round FC produced the shock of Match Day 2 in the 2018/2019 Professional Football League () on Wednesday with a 2-1 defeat of hosts Abia Warriors in Umuahia.

The side opened scores in the 37thminute through Sadiq Ololade, while the hosts drew level in the 69th minute through Emeka Isaac’s penalty kick.

But they broke their hosts hearts with substitute Emmanuel Ugwu’s goal in the second minute of added time for a 2-1 win.

The News Agency of (NAN) reports that El-Kanemi Warriors had on Sunday stunned hosts Akwa United 1-0 in Uyo for the Match Day 1 upset.

Both sides were not playing on Wednesday, leaving room for both Abia Warriors and Go Round FC to replace them.

But that was not all, as Heartland FC of Owerri and MFM FC won to claim the day’s major wins.

Heartland FC beat United 3-0, with goals from Efe Yarhere in the 60th minute and Chinonso Okonkwo in the 79th and 87th minutes, with Okonkwo’s second goal a penalty kick.

MFM FC of Lagos beat visiting Kwara United 2-0 at the Agege Stadium, with Segun Alebiosu’s 48thminute own goal and Kabiru Adeniji’s 75th minute goal making the difference.

FC IfeanyiUbah of Nnewi were 1-0 winners over visiting Nasarawa United of Lafia, through Chijioke Alaekwe’s goal in the second minute of added time.

Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna saw Ossy Martins’ 69th minute goal quickly cancelling out Eric  Frimpong’s goal of three minutes earlier, for a 1-1 draw with visiting Rivers United.

NAN reports that El-Kanemi Warriors will host Pillars in another Match Day 2 fixture in Maiduguri on Thursday.

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