NNL24: Warri Wolves FC, Crown FC Share Spoils In Ogbomoso


Warri Wolves FC got her first point on the road with a 1-1 draw against Crown FC in the Nigeria National League (NNL) match day five clash on Saturday at the Soun Stadium in Ogbomoso, Oyo State.

The Seasiders took the game to their host and showed every sign to establish they mearnt business.

Forward Izuchukwu who had missed out on a clear cut opportunity to put the visitors in front in the third minute of play however got it right in the 39th minute to leave host Crown FC begging for an equaliser.

The Seasiders won a free kick in the 38th minute and debutant Terry connected to Emmanuel Bakare from the left wing before giving a Precised pullout to Festus Ingo who connected to Izuchukwu christain with a head flick and the rest was history as the Seasiders were in front with home side trailing behind.

The Ajilete Warriors got an opportunity to level up in added time of the first half but Goal keeper Joke Elvis deprived Ogunjobi Kamorudeen from
registering his name on the score board with a heroic save that stopped the host from equalising in the first half and the Seasiders took the lead into the second half.

The Ajilete Warriors came all out in the second half and got their much needed equaliser in the 66th minute through Adekunle Mojeed .

All efforts by the host to get a winner got frustrated by a solid Warri Wolves defence and the match day 5 encounter ended 1-1 to give Warri Wolves her first away point for the Season.

With the Victory, Warri Wolves FC moved a step up to third position on the Southern Conference Group B with Seven Points from Four Matches and will next take on Giant Brillars on Friday December 22nd on Match day 6.


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