29th January, 2018
Hosts Lobi Stars Football Club on Sunday at the Aper Aku Stadium defeated visiting Niger Tornadoes FC 3-1 in a 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture.
The home team opened scoring in the eight minute of the game through Samad Kadiri (22) to set the tone for an interesting game.
Ibrahim Babayaro scored for the visitors in the 19th minute to make the scoreline look respectable.
But Kadiri again scored in the 26th minute and again made the room for Mba Ezekiel (12) to give the third goal in the 30th minute to take the game beyond the visitor’s reach.
Team Manager , Barnabas Imenger, in a post-match interview, said he was satisfied with the performance of his team.
“We are building our team; with what I have seen today, it means the team is ready to perform better,’’ he said.
Kadiri of Lobi Stars FC, who was considered as the man of the match, said he will put in all his best for greater success.
He had scored four goals from the beginning of the league.