Rangers Fell To Kwara United In Ilorin


.”Kwara United Is Work In Progress” – Coach Abdullahi Biffo

.”Rangers Is Going Through Rehabilitation At The Moment” – Coach Salisu Yusuf

Christian Nwazue goal in the 50 seconds of the first minute of the encounter was enough for the Kwara United to get their first win of the season in thier new NPFL journey.

It was a mind settling and pressure breaking moment for the Harmony boys shareholders and stakeholders as the team grow much more stronger to pace through the nightmare of their new status.

The visitor had a good fight but were very unlucky with no goals to show for their efforts.

In the 53rd minute, Coach Salisu Yusuf tutored side were reduced to 10 men after Obinna Eleje was shown the matching order for headbutting United player.

The flying antelopes had all their goal weaving pursuit landed in the fore legs of a compact United defence set up.

Speaking after the game, coach Abdullahi Biffo of Kwara United experesed his believe over his boys adding that he was not really under pressure to deliver a worthy moment that is really pressing on the team.

He stressed the influential of the new injected players as one of the factors that made the difference from the last two games which they lost with most of the Delta Force player.

“The difference here today is that we have been able to put in our own players who has been together for a long time”.

While admitting the team played against one of the best team in the country and despite the numerical advantage yet lost the bunch of possession in the second half of the game.

The former Katsina United handler acknowledged the status of the team as a work in progress adding the weaknesses will be strengthened when the transfer window open.

While on the other side, coach Salisu Yusuf of Rangers noted, “we are going through a rehabilitation and of course with the transfer window coming very soon, we will get stronger and stabilized.

“We really gave away that goal in the starting of the game because concentration wise are not there from the players”

Reacting to the effects of the red card in the game, the Super Eagles Chief Coach stressed the booking sometimes is not a leverage but controlling the game with or without sent off of any magnitude.

“Definitely even without red card you can lose and even without it you still control the game, it is what you do at the moment that will the determine the outcome of the game”

Kwara United travels to Warri to play Warri Wolves in their next fixture next Sunday 29th of December, 2019, as they look forward to create a more abiding atmosphere for themselves in their new journey.

Yemi Sodeeq


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