Thursday , October 1 2020

NPFL: Warri Wolves win MFM FC 2-0

NPFL Warri Wolves win

By Chinyere Ibeawuchi

Warri Wolves Football Club on Sunday beat the MFM FC of Lagos 2-0 at the Warri City Stadium

Substitute Okoyoh Michael gave the first goal in the 89th minute, while Charles Atshemene scored the second goal in the first minute of added time

The match became tough at the resumption of the second half, as both sides changed their tactical approach to the game

Bala Akintunde of MFM FC was issued a red card for unprofessional misconduct in the 52nd minute and that changed the game plan for the visitors

Warri Wolves made three substitutions in the game while MFM FC made two in the second half

At the post-match interview, Warri Wolves coach, Evans Ogenyi, commended the performance of his players

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“Our opponents came with dull defensive tactics. When we played against them in the first stanza, we ran away with a win”

“I know they will come with anger and I told my boys to expect a difficult match

“we created about four chances in the first half, but they were wasted because of anxiety

“In the dressing room, we said there was the need to up our game, be patient and take our chances, especially in the attack”

“In all, my boys did not play to their full potential today”

“But the important thing is that we got the three maximum points because we took the two chances that came our way,” he said

The coach further said he would approach their mid-week match against Rivers United with every seriousness

One of the scorers, Michael said he dedicated the goal to the late Chineme Martins who slumped and died on the pitch on March 8.

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