Ilorin - The winning mentality that has been lacking in the
ranks of Kwara United returned as newly-installed gaffer Tunde Sanni tinkered
the team to a 2-1 victory against Ifeanyi Uba FC in a week 18 Glo Premier
League game on Wednesday.
With the management of the club sacking coach Tunde
Abdulrahman on Monday, the former DSS boss started his second stint as the head
coach of the team with an away victory in at the Rojenny Stadium.
Kwara United played without fear and were resilient in their
approach to the game. The Ilorin-based team fought back from a goal down to end
a six-game winless run.
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Okereke Maduabuchi shot the hosts ahead in the 12th minute,
but the determined visitors were back on level terms through Bobga Sambo who just
returned to the squad after battling with illness in recent times.
The skillful Ismaila Gata beat the offside trap to lob the
ball over the goalkeeper and it was a goal that turned out to be the winner.
Coach Tunde Sanni, the man that performed the magic praised
his wards for playing to instruction.
“Yes, they listened to instruction and that paid off, the
“I'm confident we can turn things around.”
Kwara United will lock horns with Giwa FC on Sunday at the
Kwara Stadium Complex in a week 19 encounter.
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