After rattling FC Taraba to pick much needed point in Jalingo on Tuesday, Supreme Court Football Club of Abuja defeated visiting Zamfara FC in one of the Nigeria National League, NNL matches decided at the weekend.
The pulsating encounter which began with the home team dominating proceedings lasted with both sides making several attempts on goal.
Incidentally, the first half ended without anticipated goals. Going into the next half, Apex Boys as Supreme Court FC are fondly known went in search of a breakthrough against stiff-Zamfara side even as they dominated every aspect of play pilling pressure in all direction.
Their effort only paid off at the 89th minute when untiring Tunde Adams marshaled a blistering shot from the spot after fellow teammate and substitute, Augustine Festus with the ball was brought down inside the opponents’ box.
The home team nearly found the net again before match was over an evening that saw fans erupt in jubilation.
Supreme Court Technical Adviser Joachim Osuji who though stated that his players were yet to recover from long journey effect after playing two straight away games against Adamawa and FC Taraba within few days assured that effort are on to ensure more tactical display ahead. “It was a hard earned victory due to the fact that my team is yet to recover from distance journey.
The season so far has been tough. It is our expectation that with time we will make up for whatever has been lost. “We players did very well especially in Jalingo where one of our goals which would have given us maximum points was cancelled.”
On his part, General Manager, Tolulope Oguntimehin expressed confidence in the ability of his lads to press for more ahead of their next game with Dream FC of Makurdi.