May 18, 2024

NNL:Kid Sensation Ayodele Ismail Stars As Osun Utd Humbles Warri Wolves In Osogbo

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By Sedara Philip



Osun Utd continues its impressive start to the season following an impressive outing as brace from inspiring winger, Ayodele Ismail sinks Warri Wolves in match-day three of Nigeria National League, NNL.



Coach Seye Ajayi who rings four changes in the starting line up kept the faith in Zubair in goal and retaining the pairing of Afolabi Olatubosun and Abubakar Aminu at the back while Emmanuel Essien bosses the middle and Dayo Agbolade retain his starting bet upfront.



Opponents hardly settled before ambitious Omoluabi Giants went upfront following an aerial loop which is well delivered by stand in captain Odudu Francis and well connected by Ismail Ayodele with a well planted header, sending the home fans into frenzy. Four minutes later, he grabbed his brace. More chances fluffed upfront as Warri Wolves tried to reduce the deficit but all to no avail just before the break.



The two sides ring couple of changes in the second half as substitute, Quozim Raheem and Yemi Ogunleye could have added to tally but missed their chances, same with Dayo Agbolade who was denied by woodwork five minutes from time. Jolomi A. tutored side survives series of pressure in the closing stages as Friday Nwachukwu and Aminu Abubakar dazzle for Omoluabi Giants.



Osun Utd. Head Coach, Seye Ajayi after the final whistle was full of praise for his lads and fans. “My boys played to instruction and we didn’t allow our opponents to execute their plans. It’s a sweet victory for us and I give it to characters displayed by my boys. The fans also get behind us and it makes things easy. We look forward to our next game and am assuring our people positive result likewise.” Ex 3SC goal poacher stated.



Warri Wolves Head Coach Jolomi Atune remarked that, he didn’t plan to lose but it’s what it is, he noted that, negatives will be worked on before his next game.



‘Believe And Achieve’ side will return to Osogbo Township Stadium on Wednesday, 6th December 2023 for a reschedule match against Gateway Utd.

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