Prime Beat Comets To Bounce Back In National League

Prime FC team photo

Nigeria National league, NNL side, Prime Football Club bounced back from last week’s defeat against Ikorodu United to secured their second win in three matches on Saturday.
The Omoluabi Giants strengthened their grip in the NNL with a 2-0 win at home to Abia Comets Football Club of Umuahia.
Prime influential attacking pair, Chukwuemeka Robert Ogundu and Damola Fakayode, were both on target at the Sports Complex of Federal Polytechnic, Ede in the State of Osun.
Prime went ahead in the 15th minute when Ogundu’s acrobatic kick beat Comets goalkeeper Ogoke Kingsley hands down.
But there was no denying the quality of Prime’s second goal, in the 30th minute.
Stand-in captain, Abdullah Fatai, won the ball from Comets attacker, launched a rapid counter-attack and with Mamud Akorede taking the ball forward and then exchanging passes with Ogundu, while Damola Fakayode collecting a superbly-weighted return ball, before sliding a precise shot under Comets goaltender.
Prime were superior in the first half with two goals advantage. They continued in the same vein in the second half and the game appeared to be all but over.
Prime were penalized for holding the ball at the break as penalty was awarded to Comets, but goalkeeper, Olasupo Maruf, saved Dimgba Ogechi’s 88th minute spot kick.
Media Officer of Prime FC, Tunde Shamsudeen told eyeonthenews.com that the Omoluabi Giants saw their victory coming before the game when they said it was important to get back to winning ways.
“And, the team achieved exactly that and will be looking to secure back to back victories when they travel to Remo Stars next week”, Shamsudeen said.


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