At the Pantami stadium in Gombe, the Savannah Scorpions stung the People’s Elephant with two goals to secure their first win of the Nigeria Premier Football League season, platinumnewsng.com is reporting.
Gombe United came into matchday two of the top-flight having lost to Sporting Lagos in matchday one. Facing defending champions, Enyimba of Aba, the Coach Baba Ganaru Mohammed tutored side defeated the visitors with two goals, a goal per half at the death.
Gombe take the lead through Chijioke Alaekwe just on the stroke of halftime through an header by Orji Amechi. The 90+6th minute saw Ahmed Jimoh scores a direct free kick to double the lead for the home team
Speaking after the game, manager of the Gombe side, Coach Baba Ganaru promised fans, his team will improve during the course of the season.
‘The team is a new team. Most of the players with us last season has left. We have started very late. I believe that the team will improve at the course of the league. I appreciate the fans support.
“The team is just adapting to my philosophy. We did not have much time to prepare. Time is limited, it’s now we are seeing the improvement.” The newly appointed coach said.
Ahead of Gombe United’s next outing when they visit Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan at the Lekan Salami Stadium.
“Against shooting stars, we will try to improve on today’s performance.”