Buruj Boys beat Victory One’s FA the winner of Bolowotan Cup inside the Strong Tower Academy pitch in the presence of IDFA Chairman Alh. Luqman Shonibare.
The match kicked off at exactly 4:15 pm, Victory One boys took the first kick, and the game started on a good pace, Buruj boys show they are fit and equal to the task not taking cognizance of the physique of the visitors as they were able to match up the pressure on them penetrating more into their box.
Buruj Skipper Noah Salaudeen tucked a smart pass through Victory One‘s defense line into the left channel of the penalty area but thrashed his hit wide of the near post as he missed his scoring chance.
At 31mins of play, it was the golden time for Noah Salaudeen to score the first goal for Buruj Sports Academy which made his goal records hit 82 as he beat Victory One’s FA goalkeeper into the net.
Buruj goal puts them ahead as they continue to mount more pressure on the visitors but were unable to convert their chances.
The first half ended 1 – 0
The second half kicked off on a good note for the visitors as they got their equalizing goal in the early 52mins of play, the game became more interesting as both teams press forward for a victory goal.
At 54mins of play, Eric Ilupeju fights very hard making rugged moves at a fast speed to bypass the visitor’s defender and steal the ball at the edge of the box to score the second goal for Buruj Sports Academy to make it a 2 – 1 lead.
The visitors were coming forward but Buruj Sports Academy boys were too tough to handle as they continue to penetrate into their box at exactly 67mins of play another magnificent goal came in for Buruj Sports Academy off the boot of Abideen Adio as he drop the ball into the net of Victory One’s FA.
Buruj increased their pressure on the visitor, the tension made the defenders hack down Akor Peter of Buruj Sports Academy which made the center Referee award a Free kick which was taken by Noah Salaudeen but was unable to score the goal.
At Full Time the match ended 3 – 1 in favor of Buruj Sports Academy
After the match, the CEO Dr. Salaudeen Waheed Buruj gave kudos to his boys for playing according to instruction and also acknowledge the management of Victory One’s FA for the good conduct displayed by their players.