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2024 YPL MATCH DAY 2 ROUND UP – Shavik FA and Worshipper FC drop valuable points at home.


Feb 26, 2024

By Sharon Ekhiwere

Matchday two of the 2024 edition of the Youth Premier League ended on Sunday in Ugbowo with Shavik FA and Worshippers FC dropping valuable points at home, platinumnewsng.com is reporting.

The matchday started on Friday afternoon at the Iyoba girl’s college football field, Ugbowo Benin City when Worshippers FC welcomed visiting Red Stars FC of Oluku.

Red Stars FC players

The game met with hype as fans were treated to a beautiful display from the home team who thrilled them with their possession (tiki-taka) style of play. This pattern didn’t however work out on the day as the away team defended well to hold their own. In the end, the final scoreline was 1-1.

On Sunday afternoon at the Benin Technical College football field, Shavik FA fondly called Shavik Lions gave away a two-goal lead as visiting Genesis FC left with a point.

Shavik FA players

After several attempts by the home team, they broke the deadlock just 5 minutes to half-time when Eichie Victor scored after running into a fantastic lop pass from Emmanuel Obasuyi.

Just a minute into the second half, Ale Oluwafemi extended the lead for the host, but a lack of communication between the goalkeeper and the centre-backs of the home team led to two quick goals for Genesis FC, with the last being an own goal. In the end, the game ended with a 2-2 draw.

Meanwhile, Bravehearts FC didn’t show up for their fixture, ensuring Rangers FC got three points with three goals also awarded.

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