NPFL: Remo Stars Clinch Thrilling Victory Over Kano Pillars

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NPFL: Remo Stars Clinch Thrilling Victory Over Kano Pillars 13

By Odunlami Seun O, Sports Correspondent

In a pulsating encounter at the Sky Blue Stars stadium Ikene in Ogun State, Remo Stars secured a dramatic win against Kano Pillars, leaving fans on the edge of their seats. The match was a rollercoaster of emotions, with both teams displaying skill, determination, and unwavering commitment.

The game kicked off with high intensity, and it didn’t take long for Remo Stars to make their mark. Ahmed Akinyele capitalized on a defensive lapse from Kano Pillars, slotting the ball past the goalkeeper to give his team a 1-0 lead. The crowd erupted in celebration as Remo Stars took control early on.

Kano Pillars fought back in the second half. Salisu Mustapha, their talismanic striker, showcased his clinical finishing skills by equalizing with a well-placed shot, making the score 1-1, and the tension in the stadium was palpable.

As the clock ticked down, both teams pushed for a win.

In the dying moments of injury time, Nduka Junior emerged as the hero for Remo Stars. With nerves of steel, he latched onto a perfectly timed cross and buried the ball into the net. The crowd erupted, and Remo Stars secured a thrilling 2-1 victory.

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Match between Remo Stars and Kano Pillars held on June 1, 2024

The victory moved Remo Stars up to second place in the league with 59 points, behind Rangers International and they will face Lobi Stars in their next match in Lafia, looking to continue their momentum and push for the league title.

Speaking with Journalists, the President of the club, Otunba Kunle Soname expressed satisfaction with the performance of the team since the commencement of the league.

Otunba Soname said the team had continued to meet the developmental objectives of the club and gave the assurance that the club would continue to hope for the best.

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