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2022 AMAPRO FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP DAY 5: NPFL ALL STARS, NNL ALL STARS GALLOP TO FINAL

ByBenjamin Oboh

Aug 13, 2022

LAYCON 1-3 NPFL ALL STARS

NPFL All Stars set up a date with NNL All Stars in the 2022 Amapro Football Championship final after beating Laycon FA 3-1 at Kwara Stadium Complex on Saturday morning.

Midfielder Oyedeji Samuel drew the first blood from the penalty spot after five minutes.

Offa-based Laycon FA deservedly levelled matters through talented striker Gotie Taofeeq on 22 minutes.

Wasiu Jimoh nodded home a fine cross from Musa Afeez to put NPFL All Stars on the ascendency 10 minutes into the second half.

Kwara United teenager Abubakar Idris put the game beyond Laycon with a thunderous strike that caught goalkeeper Taye Kolawole napping.

KFA 0-1 NNL ALL STARS

Defending champions NNL All Stars will face NPFL All Stars in the final after they overcame KFA 1-0.

Neither side were able to find the back of the net in the first 89 minutes, with the match almost heading to penalties.

Playmaker Ajiboye Moses popped up with a curler at injury time to stun KFA.

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