Day 2 of the 2021 Amapro Championship began the way it finished on first day as Footballers displayed top notch performances in eight games played in the morning.
Amapro Selected were hoping to bounce back from their defeat to NPFL All Stars on Monday, when they faced Mokwa FA.
Mokwa FA’s Mohammed Chado scored the opener in the third minute before Jubrin Isah doubled the lead few minutes into the second half. Amapro Selected fought back to get a goal through Tolu Akande, but it wasn’t enough to stop them from suffering their second successive loss.
Abraysport continued with their impressive performance as they held NNL All Stars to a stalemate.
NLO All Stars got their campaign underway with a 2-1 over William Fala.
Habeeb Olulu drew the curtain raiser before Azeez Ramon restored parity. A late goal from Yinka Alege sealed the maximum points for the NLO outfit.
A determined Hammola side played out a goalless draw with ABS FC.
Hammola FC gaffer, Abdulazeez Abdulrazaq spoke on the team’s progress and the importance of the competition.
“My boys tried and gave their best. They played to instruction and weren’t afraid of the opposition. It’s our first big game of the competition. We were ready for ABS and my boys played to instruction.
“We created chances and didn’t score. But we can take solace from our performance.
“Amapro Football Tournament has really given us the platform to showcase our talents. I want to commend Mr Shogo Shodunnke for bringing teams to Ilorin. He deserves to be encouraged for a great effort,” Abdulazeez said.
Ajaokuta and Terwoh treated fans to a spectacle as they shared the spoils in a four-goal thriller.
Gbenga Yusuf’s 11th minute strike proved to be enough for De Faria to shock Pro Leaguers 1-0.
Jos based Jazzy Stars deservedly beat Knights 1-0 thanks to Sunday Martins’ winner.
Meanwhile, NPFL All Stars fought from a goal down to edge hard fighting Olansile 2-1.
Day 2 results:
Amapro Selected 1-2 Mokwa FA
Abraysport FC 0-0 NNL All Stars
ABS FC 0-0 Hammola FC
William Fala 1-2 NLO All Stars
Ajaokuta 2-2 Terwoh
De Faria 1-0 Pro Leaguers
Jazzy Stars 1-0 Knights
NPFL All Stars 2-1 Olansile