Port Harcourt - The last day of the 2014/2015 Nigeria
Professional Football League (NPFL) was filled with lots of emotions as fans
and pundits alike were lost in calculations and permutations trying to see the
chances of their respective clubs not drowning in relegation.
One of such clubs is Port Harcourt based Dolphins FC, they
needed a win to keep their NPFL status active but that didn't happen but they
Dolphins FC defender, Jonathan Zikiye was in a joyous mood
when Dolphins FC picked a point in Ibadan against 3SC, a point that proved
vital for the club to stay in the NPFL.
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"It's all about God's grace, we survived," Zikiye
told News24 as the players boarded the team's bus.
"It was a tensed situation, a scenario we all knew we
just have to give in our best. No excuse as to why we found ourselves in this
situation but we finally made it through, Wow, I'm very happy,” Zikye said to
However Dolphins FC neighbor, Sharks FC who were in a
similar situation couldn't survive the pressure that comes with the relegation
battle. The Blue Angels needed a win in Umuahia but just couldn't make their
wish a reality.
The four teams confirmed to be relegated to the lower league
are Bayelsa United, FC Taraba, Kwara United and Sharks FC.For
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