FC Ifeanyi Ubah Beat Sunshine Stars to Take all three points in Nnewi

By Alexander Adejoh

FC Ifeanyi Ubah kicked off the second stanza of the Nigerian football league season with an impressive 3-1 win over Sunshine Stars of Akure last Sunday.

The Anambra Warriors welcomed the Owena Whales to Nnewi, and had to recover from a goal down to beat Sunshine Stars in a highly competitive game.

Uche Ihuarulam scored the opener for Sunshine Stars in the 22nd minute, before Samuel Kalu restored the parity in the 29th minute.

Abdullahi Aliyu added the second for the Blessing Okagbue side with three minutes to the end of the first half.

Chigozie Chilekwu however completed the comeback for FC Ifeanyi Ubah when he scored the decider in the 72nd minute.

Meanwhile In Lafia Nasarawa United defeated Jigawa Golden Stars 1-0 win to boost their hope of survival.

Ikenna Ofor scored the only goal of the game in the 65th minute.

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