Ikorodu United defeat Divine Praise in friendly

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The Nigeria National League campaigners continued with their impressive run of form with victory over the grassroots side on Wednesday

Ikorodu United were 3-0 better than Divine Praise in Wednesday’s test game played inside the Teslim Balogun Stadium.

Goals from Sunday Martins, Sunday Owolabi and Samuel Stone handed Theo De Jong the morale-boosting win.

Few minutes into the kickoff of the game, Martins put his side ahead with a sumptuous finish with Owolabi doubling the lead in the 28th minute from the penalty spot after he was fouled in the opponent’s goal area.

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Substitute Stone completed the damage with his effort in the closing stages of the game after profiting from a counterattack from Bashiru Bamgbopa. Before the win over Divine Praise, Oga Boys had decimated Colins Edward 4-1 with Stephen Adodo getting a brace.

Ikorodu are fifth in the Nigeria National League log and would be hoping to get a promotion ticket to the Nigeria Professional Football League at the end of the season.

 

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