10-man Wikki Tourists FC sail over Rangers International with a 2-1 win.

Sale Ibrahim, (a k a Nasara), of Wikki Tourists fc was the man of the match and saviour of Wikki Tourists fc in their 2-1 win encounter against Rangers International of Enugu on match day 12 of #npfl 20/21played in Bauchi today 24/2/2021.

Sale who came in as a substitute in the second half of the game got the winner for#wikkitouristsfc in the 90+5' additional time after benefiting from a corner kick and utilized the opportunity to put Wikki on the driving seat till the final whistle.

First half of the game finished 1-0 advantage home team when Captain Idris Guda opened scores for his side with a penalty kick sending the bench of Wikki Tourists into jubilation, but shortly on resumption into the second half, Rangers player Abia brought a sigh of relief to his team when he equalised in the 55' making scores 1-1.

Wikki Tourists fc almost got it winning earlier in the 62' when Sale Ibrahim played a free kick at the edge of Rangers box but the goalkeeper parry for a rebounce and Nazifi Yahaya finished it up but but the goal was ruled off side.

It was a fierce battle between the giant elephant and the flying antelope but the supremacy of the elephant dwarpped the antelope from flying as it succumbed to the strength of the elephant.

Coach Abd'Allah Shariff while talking to Wikki Media after the match praised his boys for giving a good fight which pays at the end of the day.

I have to commend them for their fighting Spirit  and this is what we always expect from them, the most important thing is the 3 points which we have grabbed.

We are catching up with those that are at the top because that is the target, it's not easy but is doerble, Shariff stated.

Wikki Tourists next matches will be away to Abia Warriors on Saturday 27/2/2021 and the rescheduled Dakkada encounter on Wednesday 3/3/2021 in Uyo.


By Nasiru A.Kobi

MO Wtfc.

24/2/2021

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