University of Benin Teaching Hospital Staff team convincingly kick-started their campaign at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital Inter Professional Football Tournament with a 3-1 victory over Benin Recreation Club, platinumnewsng.com is reporting.
The four-goal thriller at the packed UBTH mini stadium, saw staffs of UBTH turn out en-masse to support and cheer the hospital’s team to victory.
To open the goalscoring party, UBTH Staff team found the back of the net in the 21st minute from a header by Musa. By the 39th minute, Musa doubled the lead for UBTH.
With the second half underway, UBTH scored the third goal of the day but Benin Recreational Club were able to score a consolation goal. For both sides, they were reduced to 10 men as the centre refree brandished a red card to players of both sides.
UBTH Staff sits top of the log with three points and a +2 goal difference. Matchday one will round off on Tuesday as Merry Men will be up against Pharmacy.