Kaduna  United Beat Kogi  2-0 In Late Winner


    Home boys Kaduna  United waited until the second half  before  slotting  two behind the net of visiting  Kogi United in a National  league  match played on Wednesday  at the Kaduna  Township  Stadium. 

    After a first half that witnessed  a goals  drought  from  both  teams,  Kaduna  United  came into the second half more  enterprising  and we’re rewarded with their  first goal  in the 65th minute,  courtesy  of substitute,  Ali Conte.
    Samson Pius converted  a spot kick in the dying  minutes of the game,  to put his team two goals  up,  with the match ending 2-0 in favour of the hosts.
    In an interview with  newsmen  after the game,  coach of Kaduna  United,  Ishaya  Jatau  described  his team,’s win as well deserved.
    He dismissed  allegations  from the opponents  that the officiating  demoralized  his players.
    “It was a good  game,  Kogi  United is my team,  the boys there are my boys.  It was a good game,  both teams played well, ” he said.
    He basted that when they meet for  the return leg  in Lokoja,  Kaduna  will  again emerge victorious.
    On his part,  Coach  of Kogi United, Tunde  Abdulrahman expressed  displeasure  with the officiating.
    ” The first goal was a good one,  but the penalty  was awarded because Kaduna  fans were demanding  for it, ” he said.
    When asked why his boys were on their side of the field for most of the second half, he said that they were frustrated  by the officials.
    On what steps he would  take to prevent  his players from been booked severally  in subsequent matches,  Abdulrahman  said the yellow  cards were expected  since they were playing  away.
    He however,  assured that  his team  would  upturn  the results  during  the return leg.
    Meanwhile,  Kaduna soccer fans  are  set to witness  another league  action from  Kada City FC on Thursday.
    Their opponents,  Mighty Jets of Jos were spotted looking  confident as they stormed  the Kaduna  Township  Stadium  to spy on Kaduna  United on Wednesday.


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