By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos
Go Round FC continued their impressive run in the Nigeria National League, NNL with a 1-0 win over Heartland FC at Omoku on Wednesday.
The Match Day 5 encounter played at the rejuvenated Kris Dera Stadium was headed for a draw until coach Ngozi Elechi made a tactical change.
No thanks to the central defender, Chile Azu who came in to replace captain, Nelson Esor in the 65th minute.
Two minutes after he got in, he headed in a cross onto the path of Ekunta Etenfa who in turn headed home behind a hapless Itua Osayi in goal for Heartland.
Go Round FC held on until the 90 minutes to cart home the three maximum points at stake.
Reacting after the match Coach of Go Round FC, Ngozi Elechi said he was delighted with the result.
According to him “I congratulate the boys for putting up a good performance. The boys know it is not easy playing Heartland but after missing chances in the first half, we eventually got the three points,”
‘More so the introduction of Chile Azu as a striker was a plan.
“I know his qualities. He is good in the air. His flick headers are good too and he did it well today,” Elechi stated
But for Heartland chief coach, Ransome Madu,we lost the match to bad officiating by the center referee of today match.
“We lost this game to the referees. There was no offside call against the home team. I do not know where we are going,” Madu said.
Go Round FC will now travel to Abeokuta for a game against Ikorodu United over the weekend.