Osun United Eye Victory Over Akure City After A Stalemate with Rising Stars
By Tajudeen Amodu
After a victory over Eagle Babes Football Academy from Ibadan, Osun United continued their unbeaten run in the year 2020 as they forced Rising Stars FC of Akure to a goalless draw in a friendly.
Recall that the Omoluabi Giants had last month played a one all draw against Crown FC at the Soun Township Stadium, Ogbomoso.
Buoyed by a lone goal victory, scored by Dennis Meshark against Eagle Babes, Osun United were ruthless against Rising Stars with their attacking force, who tormented Rising Stars defence but were unlucky to score goals.
Rising Stars had few chances in the second half, thwarted by the iron gate of the Omoluabi Giants, guarded by a confident and well co-ordinated defenders.
Meanwhile, Osun United will tomorrow Friday, February 7, 2020 trade tackles with Akure City FC at the Akure Township Stadium in another friendly before departing for the State of Omoluabi.
The warm up matches, approved by the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Hon Yemi Lawal are to keep the players fit ahead of the resumption of the Nigeria National League (NNL).