LCL: Ibrahim Adeleye (Jagun) Shines As Diadem Stallion beat Soccer city FC - THE NEW DAWN ONLINE

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

LCL: Ibrahim Adeleye (Jagun) Shines As Diadem Stallion beat Soccer city FC


Diadem Stallion have been in blistering form lately by winning 4 consecutive matches in a row.

The Isolo giant still rooted 2nd on the Lagos City League (LCL) table beat Soccer City FC 2-1 despite been one man down, as Goriola of Diadem Stallion was shown a red card in the 50th minute of the game.

Diadem Stallion went ahead after the start of the second half, then midfielder Goriola was shown a red card in the 50th minute, Soccer City equalized through a set piece before Bekebi Torofani scored the winner from the penalty spot late in the game.

The sunny harsh weather made it uncomfortable for both teams to play in the first half as it affected their performance, which made the center referee to allow both teams to go for a water break in the 25th minute.

Diadem Stallion towering striker, Jonathan Onyebuchi gave the Isolo giant the lead from a counter attacking move.

Diadem Stallion midfielder Goriola was shown a red card in the 50th minute, which allowed Soccer City to dominate the game.

Soccer City equalized through a set piece in the 59th minute.

Soccer City applied pressure on the defense of Diadem Stallion FC but couldn’t get past them.

Diadem Stallion FC Defense marshal Ibrahim Adeleye (Jagun) who also doubles as the captain of the side coordinated the defense of his team to contain the attack of Soccer City.

Ibrahim Adeleye led by example by winning a penalty for Diadem Stallion in the 78th minute which was converted by the experienced Bekebi Torofani to give Diadem Stallion the lead despite having 10 men on the field of play.

Soccer City tried to get a draw in the game but met a resilience Diadem Stallion defense marshaled by Jagun.

Ibrahim Adeleye was awarded the Man Of The Match (MOTM) following his mouth watering performance to lead his side to victory.

The coach of Diadem Stallion, Ayodeji Adebayo while speaking with ECHONEWS said he was delighted with the win as the team displayed maturity and composure despite been one man down and glad that the maximum was secured.

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