Gombe United Football Club on Monday defeated visiting Nasarawa United FC of Lafia 5-2 in a 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture in Gombe.
The hosts secured their five goals in the Match Day 8 fixture in a double brace by Abdul’azeez Yusuf and Usman Musa while Adamu Mohammed scored one goal in the 55th minute.
Yusuf scored in the 9th and 40th minute while Musa scored in the 20th and 79th minute.
The visitors secured two goals through Emmanuel Makama in the 19th minute and Sanusi Ibrahim in the 77th minute.
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The win is Gombe United’s biggest at home this season, after playing two home matches against Kano Pillars F.C, and Plateau United of Jos.
In a post match briefing, Coach Ladan Bosso of Gombe United while praising his boys, insisted that the team was still work in progress.
Bosso said: “We planned for the away team. We had a lot of information about them from their record that they have problems in their defence. We used that and got our result.”
On the officiating, Bosso said: “ If I had got this kind of officiating in our last away match, I would have had three points away.
“ I told my boys not to rely on home advantage but to go for the ball and get the result.”
Ahead of their next match against Heartland F.C, he said the wide margin win would send a warning signal to their opponent that Gombe United is not a team to be underrated.
Coach Bala Nkiyu of Nasarawa United F.C of Lafia refused to speak to newsmen.