Tornadoes Compounds Dakkada Woes.
… Picks Vital Away Win:
Niger Tornadoes Football Club Of Minna have recorded another away win in the ongoing Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL), the Match-Day 10 encounter which took place at the Nest of Champions in Uyo saw rampaging David Okoromi and Jonas Emmanuel put the hosts to sword with their blistering displays.
The visitors did not leave any to chance, as they began the unslaught with some dangerous and mesmerizing counter attacking play.
Pacy winger, Waheed Adebayo was in the thick of things as he torment the hosts backline with his fast-pace and dribbling skills.
It took not long before Tornadoes went ahead when David Okoromi ran over Dakkada defense and calmly slot home from a close range inside the box in the sixth minute of play for his fourth goal of the season to put his team in front.
The Ikon Allah Boys weren’t done as Jonas Emmanuel latched on Arong James pass off a beautiful team build-up to chip the ball past Loveday Anugbuo in goal for the hosts.
First half ended with the visitors in cruise control and two goals cushion.
As hostilities resumed for the second half, the Ikon Allah Boys effected some changes as Hamza Mohammed came on for Ifeanyi Okoye to provide balance in the middle of the park, while Jonas Emmanuel was withdrew for Ibrahim Shuaibu.
The hosts enjoyed more of the ball for the better part of the second half, as they threw everything into play, all in a bid to come back into the game, but proved abortive with resolute Tornadoes defensive line, marshalled by Charles Okafor and Sunday Akinmoladun.
Dakkada reduced the tally just at the death when Sunday Akinmoladun was adjudged to have committed a foul in the area and Captain Aniekan Ekpe converted from the spot kick to the give the home fans something to cheer about.
The results means, Niger Tornadoes have moved few places to joint third on the log with 15 points.
48′ Hamza Mohammed In, Ifeanyi Okoye Out.
Ibrahim Shuaibu In, Jonas Emmanuel Out.
77′ Waheed Adebayo Out, Taofeeq Babatude In.
86′ Peter Momoh In, David Okoromi Out.
24′ Charles Okafor
45′ Waheed Adebayo
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