I was scared we're going to lose, says Jibril Martin's Adewale

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The goalkeeper had to banish the horror of conceding two goals to redeem his school's image in the shootouts

Following their 5-3 win on penalties over St. Gregory's College, Kazeem Adewale says he was scared of a Jibril Martin loss.

In the first half of the game, Jibril Martin took the lead twice but succumbed to a quick-fire brace from Daly Ozavalu.

And Adewale who saved the crucial penalty kick reveals the thoughts he had during those moments and how 'experience and constant practice' helped his side.

"I was like is it going to be the end of the competition? Is this where we are going to stop?" Adewale told Goal.

"But I thank God I kept on and I encouraged my team and at last, we won.

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"I'm so proud and so happy because of how we won the game through the penalty shootout. It is not by our might; our experience and constant practice that saw us through. That is why we have the strength.

"This game has been the most challenging part of this competition. My target is getting to the final," he concluded.

 

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