Ahmed Jimoh: Gombe United’s Football Dynamo and Fan’s Delight

Ahmed Jimoh

In the 2023/24 Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL), there’s one name that’s on the lips of home supporters, and it’s none other than Ahmed Jimoh. The Gombe United playmaker has been nothing short of a revelation this season, turning heads and capturing the hearts of fans with his exceptional performances.

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Ahmed Jimoh, Gombe United’s Attacking Sensation.

Jimoh, who left Gombe United in 2022, made a triumphant return to the club in 2023, and his impact was felt immediately. In his very first game back, he left fans awestruck by delivering a stunning free-kick goal that secured a 2-0 victory over the defending champions, Enyimba Int’l FC of Aba.

Watch Ahmed Jimoh’s stunning free kick vs Enyimba below;

Gombe United supporters, overjoyed by his heroics, serenaded him with ‘Jimoh’ chants during games. His impact was instant, and the fans’ favorite had truly returned and was better than ever. His presence has breathed new energy and excitement into Gombe United, as the fans’ chants of ‘Jimoh’ echoed throughout the stadium to celebrate his goals and brilliant performances.

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Jimoh’s remarkable form has been a highlight of the season. His pivotal role in ending Bendel Insurance’s impressive 20-match unbeaten run in the Nigeria Premier Football League showcased his ability. He scored the sole goal in their 1-0 victory, marking the end of Bendel Insurance’s remarkable streak. They had maintained this record since their return to the topflight division in the 2022/2023 abridged season.

Watch Ahmed Jimoh’s goal vs Bendel Insurance below;

After his decisive goal against Bendel Insurance, Jimoh emphasized the importance of securing the victory, highlighting that Gombe United is all about winning games, regardless of the opponent. He recognized the challenge they faced, going up against a formidable team with a solid track record, but he and his teammates were up to the task. He credited their success to the hard work and training they put in, and expressed satisfaction with the 1-0 win and the three points.

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Ahmed Jimoh in Action for Gombe United.

Jimoh’s impressive performances have not gone unnoticed, and many are now advocating for his inclusion in the national team. Despite playing in the local Nigerian league, his skills and impact on the field are deserving of national recognition. His story mirrors those of greats like Kanu Nwankwo and Austin Okocha, who were discovered while playing in the Nigerian league. It’s a call for fans and authorities to support and encourage home-based players, starting with in-form talents like Ahmed Jimoh.

As the NPFL continues to unfold, football enthusiasts will be watching with bated breath to see how Ahmed Jimoh’s journey unfolds and whether the call-up to the national team becomes a reality. His impressive displays have certainly earned him a place in the spotlight and a special spot in the hearts of Gombe United fans.