NPFL'23: Kwara United come from behind to get first away win at El Kanemi Warriors' expense

Published on: 23 February 2023

Kwara United have gotten their first win on the road this season after beating El Kanemi Warriors in the Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL at the El Kanemi Warriors Sports Centre, reports.

The Afonja Warriors came from behind to achieve a vital 1-2 result against the Desert Warriors on Wednesday in their match day 9 encounter.

The Host through Nnaji David, drew the first blood to score in the 20th minute of the game as they chased for a second win of the season.

However, the Harmony Boys would not go down this time as they staged a comeback within eleven minutes courtesy of Jide Fatokun in the 61st mine and Godwin Oshagbemi in 72nd minute.

United who have struggled for most of the season can now heave a sigh of relief as they wrap up the first phase of their campaign in the league with their second win this season.

They end the first stanza of the league with nine points; an improved four points in two games as against five points in seven matches previously this season.

For El Kanemi Warriors, it is a downward slope after nine matches have five points and are rock bottom of the group B standings.

Uche Dozie