By BOLUWAJI OBAHOPO
LOKOJA – Chairman of Nigeria National League, NNL, side, Kogi United FC, Abdul Adama has expressed satisfaction over his team’s 5 – 1 bashing of Spotlight FC from Katsina in the Week 14 encounter of NNL played on Wednesday at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja.
The 5 goal thriller which is coming at the heels of the club first away point in Jos, last weekend is the first time in the history of the club.
Aminu Abdulkadir opened the flood gate of goals in the 4th minutes of the game before Olaitan Adebayo doubled the lead for the Wada Boys eight minutes later which gave them a comfortable half time lead.
The three other goals came in the second half through Nura Rabiu, Jemilu Coker and Osas Eghe.
While describing the victory as the best so far, Adama noted that Kogi United should approach all matches as they come with same determination and focus.
“I’m very happy with this victory, it has shown that we are getting better. This is the best performance so far. We will enjoy this moment but with better focus as we also have a match on Saturday. We want to approach every other games as we see them,” said Adama.
Technical Adviser of Spotlight FC, Abdullahi Heyman admitted that Kogi United were a better team, adding that his boys were taken unawares with the Wada Boys’ style of play.
“Though they deserved the victory, congratulations to Kogi United. But I believe we could have done better. My players showed too much respect for them.The way Kogi Utd played was too difficult for us to handled as you can see they were getting more of the balls, we were exposed too much and we hope to make corrections in our next game”, said Heyman.
With the victory, Kogi United now have 22 points from 14 matches, and they will take on TEAP FC on Saturday in Abuja.