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Nigerian Energetic Defender, Oyewale Thrills in Italy



Watching the exploits of Oyewale Sulaiman in every league game in the colours of Giugliano Calcio of Italy, there is no doubt that the Nigerian player is a definition of modern day defender.

Oyewale, a very energetic left full back can also function as a wing- back depending on the tactical formation of his coach and he has performed tremendously to the admiration of the management of the club and fans.

Naturally gifted with great speed that makes it easy for him overlap freely, while orchestrating the attack of his team from the left wing, he has been able to contribute to the fortunes of Giugliano, as the team continues to make progress to gain promotion to Seria B in the Italian league.

He was a class act in the game against  Avelino away when he came as a replacement for Lorenzo D’ Alessio in the 24th munute, where he able to thwart the attacking forays of Avelino attackers from the left side and the tide quickly changed in the favour of his team as the game progressed.

The rare gem of a defender was very resolute helping his teammates to frustrate all the attempts of Avellino to equalise after Giugliano went ahead in the 68th through Gioielli Esposito.

It was a game hard fought and victory well deserved for Giugliano, which took the team to the 20points from 13 games and I a modest 5th position in their quest to gain promotion.

In a brief chat with the media, Oyewale said that he and his teammates will continue to work hard, adding that promotion is still  possible and winning at away against Avellino was very encouraging.

“The most important thing for me, is to continue to work hard, continue to improve my game. That is the focus of every player in the team. We will continue to work harder, Oyewale said.
“We were glad to win Avellino. It was a very difficult game, but we worked very hard, cover for one another to secure the valuable away maximum points.

“If we continue to get favourable results in our league games, then I strongly think that promotion is very possible. Personally, I want to continue to work hard so as to be I the plans of the coach in every game,” he said.

It appears that it will be another weekend of maximum points for Giugliano when the welcome Monopoli in the match day 14 fixture at home.

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FCT Residents shun FiFa World cup for OteforWealth championship



Resident of FCT weekend shuned the ongoing world cup Games in Qatar but trouped out en mass to cheer their different states participating at the ongoing OTE4Wealth National championship.

The Ote4Wealth Football Tournament holding at the Water FC Stadium, Apo Abuja is in in honour of Diamond Jubilee celebration of Nigeria’s foremost philanthropist and Business mogul, Femi Otedola Femi Otedola who clocked 60 on November 4. 

In matches day two, Bayelsa advanced to the next round of the maiden edition of #Ote4Wealth National Football Tournament on Saturday.

Edo were the victims as Bayelsa humbled them 2-0, with John Raphael registering a brace.

Goals from Zakari John and Biola Brian was the tonic Abia needed to defeat Taraba 2-0.
A superbly taken free kick by Ehiam Akami helped Akwa Ibom pip Ogun 1-0.

Meanwhile, FCT also beat Oyo 1-0. Sani Auwalu was on song for the winning team.
Ajoh Chika’s header settled the game between Ebonyi and Enugu. 

Ekiti and Niger failed to score at the end of regulation. The latter won 4-3 on penalties.

Match Day 2 Results.
Abia 2-0 Taraba 
Nasarawa 0-3 Osun
Cross River 0-0 Kebbi (AP 1-4)
Ondo 0-3 Rivers
Enugu 0-1 Ebonyi
Kogi 0-0 Anambra (AP 4-3)
Akwa Ibom 1-0 Ogun
Katsina 0-3 Bauchi
Zamfara 0-2 Kwara
Ekiti 0-0 Niger (AP 3-4)
Oyo 0-1 FCT
Delta 1-0 Yobe 
Edo 0-2 Bayelsa

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