OAU Outshines University Of Ibadan In Higher Institution football League
By Ganiyu Ayanniyi
The professional football team of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAUgiants, beats the football team of University of Ibadan named UIpioneers three goals to nil.
The match which happens to be the second leg took place at Obafemi Awolowo University's stadium known as Main Bowl after the first leg was played in University of University's stadium and both school teams departed with a draw with the score of 6 goals, three goals from each team.
The OAUgiants beat UIpioneers to qualify to the next round in which they are expected to challenge the profession team of University of Benin in Benin city on the Wednesday 5th of September, 2018
The match took place in the presence of Prof. Ogunbodede, the V.C of OAU, the Dean of the Division of students, Prof. Aransi and many other dignitaries from both learning institutions and the higher institutions football league organizer, sponsors and promoters.
OAUgiants possessed their opponent both in first and second in a stat of 57% while the UIpioneers had 43. The OAU team scored their first goal by Oripe and second goal by Tobi in the first half after a huge outplay also the third goal was scored by the captain of the OAU team who happened to be the man of the match.
According to Oripe, one of the goal scorers of OAUgiants, after the match said;
"I feel good with this match. I knew we would win because we (OAU team) don't lose on our field. We are playing Uniben in quarter finals"
OLUMOFE OLUWASEYI JAMES Known as Drizzy, the Captain of OAUgiants emerged as the Man of the Match.
The match's ambiance was very impressive as there were songs from supporters of both teams.