NPFL LA LIGA U-15: Remo Stars Beat El-Kanemi Warriors in thriller to reach Another Final


By Sedara Philip

Remo Stars Beyond Limits Football Academy have secured a back to back final spot of the Nigeria Premier Football League LaLiga U-15 Promise after beating El Kanemi Warriors in the semi final, reports.

The reigning champions edged the boys from Bauchi by four goals to two at the Remo Stars Stadium on Tuesday in the second semi final of the day.

Akanji Seun scored a brace in the first half to aid the young Sky Blue Stars team to victory in front of their fans.

Seun opened score for the Ikenne based side as early as the 9th minute to put his team in cruise control of the game.

He doubled the lead in the 26th minute with a beautiful strike to score 5th goal of the season.

Abdullah Bello with a sumptuous free kick cut the lead in half for the young Warriors at the dead of half time.

It was his 3rd goal of the season and first freekick goal of the tournament as the first half came to an end.

In the second half, El Kanemi Warriors push for the equalizer as a well struck shot was saved by Remo’s Ramon Gasali to keep the score 2-1 in the 46th minute.

Opeyemi Yusuf would later score his 8th of the tournament and Remo Stars’ third and give some respite.

Safwan Bashir pulled one back immediately for El Kanemi Warriors to keep the tie alive with an explosive atmosphere.

Top scorer, Opeyemi Yusuf put paid to any form of comeback for the Warriors as he scored his brace and Remo’s fourth of the game.

The defending champions will play Plateau United who defeated Sunshine Stars in the first semi final of the day in the final.

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