𝐁𝐲 𝐄𝐣𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐭𝐮𝐦𝐨
After a tough start to the NPFL 2023/2024 season, Gombe United made a resounding return to winning form on matchday two. Having suffered a 2-0 defeat in their opening fixture against Sporting Lagos, the team bounced back with a spectacular 2-0 triumph over defending champions, Enyimba, in a thrilling home game.
Captain Itodo Akor played a pivotal role in this impressive victory, leading his team with precision and determination. His exceptional performance in the match ensured a clean sheet for Gombe United, demonstrating his invaluable leadership on the field.
The goals that sealed the victory for Gombe United were the result of some exceptional teamwork and individual brilliance. New signings made an immediate impact, with Chijioke Alaekwe heading home from a precise cross, and Ahmed Jimoh delivering a sublime free kick to put Gombe United in the driver’s seat.
Following the impressive victory, Captain Itodo Akor during his reaction expressed his satisfaction with the team’s performance. He told Lodgexpress.com, “We were disappointed with our opening fixture loss, but we knew we had the quality to turn things around. Today, we showed our character and determination as a team. Keeping a clean sheet against Enyimba is no small feat, and I’m proud of our defensive effort.”
Itodo Akor also credited the new signings for making an immediate impact, saying, “Chijioke and Ahmed’s contributions were vital today. Their goals played a crucial role in this victory, and they’ve quickly adapted to our style of play. We believe they will be key players for us throughout the season.”
With renewed confidence, Gombe United will now prepare for their upcoming match against Shooting Stars in matchday 3.