NNL: Wikki Tourists trash EFCC 5-0

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Wikki Tourists Football Club of Bauchi demolished visiting EFCC Football Club of Abuja 5-0 at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium (ATBS) Bauchi on Saturday in a group C encounter of the current 2023/2024 Nigeria National League (NNL).

The first half of the match ended goalless despite the pressure from the home team. Nantaka Bangs opened the score for the hosts in the 60th minute of the game.

Despite the visitors’ aggressive play, Owolabi Aremu added a second in the 66th minute of the game for Wikki Tourists FC.

Wikki Tourists captain got the third in the 82nd minute of the game, while Promise Daramola and Kilinsher Namtaka scored the fourth and fifth goals in added time.

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In a post-match interview, EFCC FC Coach Adeyemi Sani said he was disappointed with the scoreline.

“We had a good performance in the first half of the game but we failed in the second half. Our team will play more games in the upcoming days, so if we go back home we will strategise for the next match, the league is just starting,” he said.

On his part, Wikki Tourists Chief Coach Azeez Mohammed said the match was wonderful as they secured three points in their first game in the league.

“We have started well; we will continue to improve as the league progresses because we have more matches ahead.

“We are going to look at the grey areas to make the team more formidable.” Mohammed said.