By Raphael Ekpang and Willy King
The Chairman of Nasarawa united FC, Mr. Ibrahim Abdullahi Osanga has attributed the 0-1 loss to Wikki Tourist to mother luck, noting that the team can get it right as the league progressing.
Speaking in an exclusive interview with InstantAfrica sports, he said, the boys gave a good account for themselves but were unlucky not to have converted one of their numerous goal bound chances to put the home team ahead of their visitors.
According to him, “Our boys did their best but their best but unfortunately we loss, its one of those things in football
“We created more chances, we have more goal attempts and to say the least dominated the game from the first half to the end of the encounter. But our opponent had their chance and make good use of it,” he said.
In the same vain, Nasarawa state commissioner for youth and sports development, Usman Bala Adams who watched the match from the VIP stance said, “Nasarawa united, its work is in progress, and we are going to do the needful so that the team will replicate its preseason form in their subsequent matches,”
Meanwhile, Hon. Adams praise the team for their resilient and urged them to remain focus in their quest to make their timing fans happy and assured them of continuous support from Gov. Abdullahi Sule who has demonstrated his support for the team when he hosted them to a breakfast recently at the government house.
It will be recalled that the match was Osanga’s first league game since appointed as the new club chairman after the sack of Isaac Danladi.
The home team made several efforts at the first 45 minutes but were unable to get a goal courtesy of the away team’s goalkeeper, Pius who himself was NUFC former goal keeper.
It took a Cameroonian sixtus Forsal who came in as a second half substitute’s late goal to handed three away points to his side.
Meanwhile, the match played on Sunday at the Lafia Township Stadium was graced by the Special Adviser to Gov. Abdullahi Sule, the commissioner for youth and sports development of Bauch and Nasarawa state.