Lagos - Rock bottom FC Taraba (Jalingo) started the second
stanza of the 2015 Glo Premier League season on a very positive note after a
slim 1-0 win over former table toppers, Sunshine Stars FC on Sunday August 2,
The Pride of Jalingo haven't seen victory in their favour in
their last seventeen league matches but finally breathe a relief of fresh air
with a win. After an astonishing start to the season that saw FC Taraba record
a win on the road at Akwa United and also sat at the top of the log, the
Jalingo based team have struggled, coupled with backlog of salaries owed the
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That poor form has left them at the base of the log but
striker Stephen Adah who scored the only goal of the match informed News24 on
how the whole town of Jalingo rejoiced at first seeing the team return home and
also picking a vital victory that they felt could activate more positive
"I give God all the glory. I'm so glad to have scored
again today and this time that goal was enough to help the team secure three
points," Stephen Adah told News24.
“It was a huge celebration all over Jalingo, the entire town
was full of joy after the win over Sunshine Stars. The fans were so happy to
have seen their team return home and also won the match, “said Adah Stephen.
FC Taraba continue their journey to survive the relegation
battle in Enugu on August 5 when they face Enugu Rangers who forced Enyimba to
share spoils in Aba.
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