Grassroots Football: Gbademu FC Beats Adekas FC As Embassy, Ona Ara Share The Spoils


The fixtures are coming in thick and fast in the Sea Never Dry grassroots football competition ongoing at the Supreme Distilleries field in Iju-Ota, as we witnessed two interesting fixtures this weekend between Gbademu versus Adekas on Saturday afternoon as well as Embassy coming up against Ona Ara on Sunday evening OwoSports reports.

Gbademu versus Adekas was a one sided affair on Saturday afternoon, as Adekas football club took full control of the game from the blast of the wisthle but were unable to break the resiliant Gbademu defense, as Gbademu were forced to chase the game sitting deep in their own half defending with for their life.

Gbademu’s shot stopper showed brilliance of class as he proofed to be the hero of the day for his side making couple of brilliant saves to ensure his team remains in the game.

Defensive blunder on the paths of Adekas late in the game, as they failed to deal with an area ball which fell kindly on the path of Shola who wasted no time as he unleashed a sublime strike to beat the goalkeeper as he handed his side the advantage which turned out to be the winner.

On Sunday evening it was Embassy football club who came up against Ona Ara football club in a cracking encounter which ended a stealmate.

The match which was keenly contested saw Embassy go ahead early in the 20th following a perfect delivery from the conner kick which met the head of Timothy who powered a delightful header pass Ismail Balogun in goal for Ona Ara.

Meanwhile the lead didn’t last long as Ona Ara wasted no time in giving an instant reply minutes later, after the referee awarded a free kick just outside the box as the defender looked to have handle the ball with his hands.

Mustapha steped up for Ona Ara and powered a lovely strike which looked to be heading inside the net but Lekan in goal for Embassy strecthed to punch it out, the ball however meet the foot of Afolabi Taiwo who tapped into the empty net to draw his team level, 1-1 it ended at the break.

Ona Ara came out smoking in the second half as they looked determined for the victory, but would only have themselves to blame as they flooped several goal scoring opportunities no thanks to sriker Victor Idowu who was the cluprits on three occasions after having just the goalkeeper to beat.

Embassy where however denied a chance to steal the game after captain Ahmed’s beautiful Strike from close range was properly met by the Goalkeeper Ismail Balogun who swept the ball out for a Connerkick to keep his side alive in the game.

Nothing came out of the resulting Connerkick as the referee blew the final whistle minutes after with the score level at 1-1.

In group C, Energy football club will battle Hope football club on Monday, as the festival of football continues at the Supreme Distilleries field Iju-Ota in Ogun state, kick off time is 4pm.


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