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Biffo Relishing his team’s close shave against Nasarawa United

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Kwara United gaffer Abdullahi Biffo has disclosed that his side were lucky not to have been punished by Nasarawa United on Sunday evening in one of the MD 19 fixtures of the Nigeria Professional Football league League.

The game saw Samuel Ganda and Michael Ohanu goals secured the maximum points for the home as the Harmony boys moved top of the log with 33 points.

Kwara United were lucky not to have gone behind in the 17 minutes when center referee disallowed Chinedu Ohanachom’s goal in the 17th minutes to the dismay of thr visitors after a defensive mixup saw Ohanachom berried the ball.

Speaking after the game, an elated Biffo was however full of praises for his players but however admitted that his side were lucky.

“When you are playing against one of the best teams in the country, you have to play your best, as you saw our first half wasn’t that great, and we were so lucky we didn’t concede a goal’.

“So no doubt, Nasarawa is a good team and I was really impressed by my team”.

“I told my players to gear up against Nasarawa United because they’ve been getting points away from home”.

“They are a really good side. I had to talk to my team to change the approach of the game, because if we had continued that way, the game would have ended goaless or worse still, they would have punished us”.

”In games like this, if you don’t take your chances, the moment they see theirs, they utilize it, he concluded”.

With the win Kwara United returns the top of the npfl with 36 points from 19 points as Nasarawa United stay 6th with 30 points from same number of games.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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