Osun United Hold FC One Rocket to Dramatic 1-1 Draw in NNL Matchday 13 Fixture

Osun United Hold FC One Rocket

Osun United secured a valuable away point in a thrilling 1-1 draw against FC One Rocket on Matchday 13 of the Nigerian National League (NNL). The match, played at Eket Stadium in Uyo, saw both teams trade blows throughout the encounter.

Osun United struck first in the 31st minute through Aminu Abubakar Goringo with a clinical finish, putting the visitors ahead. However, FC ONE Rocket responded in the 63rd minute through Erewa Gideon’s equalizer, leveling the scoreline.

Osun United Hold FC One Rocket

The first half saw Osun United withstand pressure from the host, with goalkeeper Sabitu Abiola making crucial saves. Abiola made a decent save in the 12th minute to deny Bidemi Obodu, keeping his team in the lead. Despite FC ONE Rocket’s efforts to find an equalizer, Osun United’s defense stood firm, clearing dangerous balls and maintaining their slim advantage.

FC One Rocket came out firing in the second half, desperate for an equalizer. Their efforts paid off in the 63rd minute when Erewa Gideon converted a free-kick from a similar position to Osun United’s goal.

Today’s goal scorer for Osun United, Aminu Abubakar Goringo, was the man of the match in NNL match day 12 encounter vs Inter Lagos last weekend.

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FC ONE Rocket pressed forward in search of a winning goal, but Osun United’s defenders remained resolute, thwarting their opponent’s attacks. Coach Oluseye Ajayi made tactical substitutions in the 88th minute, injecting fresh energy into his side to maintain their momentum; He brought on Buhari Afeez, Ahmed Ahmed, and Sultan Hamed “Kante”, as he tried to earn maximum points.

In the end, neither team could find the breakthrough needed to secure victory, and the match ended in a hard-fought draw. Osun United can take pride in their performance, as they showcased their determination and fighting spirit against a tough opponent away from home.

This result keeps Osun United’s playoff hopes alive, while FC One Rocket miss the chance to climb further up the NNL table.