Mailafia Peace & Unity Cup: It’s The D-Day, New Champions Emerge As Obi United FC Battle Thunder FC In The Final. Savour The Intrigues By SSI Media


All roads lead to Daddare Secondary School Playground, Daddare, Obi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State as the final of the Yakubu Mailafia Peace And Unity Football Competition takes center stage.

The final that promises to be exciting, explosive and interesting, will see Thunder Football Club, who dethroned the defending Champions, Greater Tomorrow at the semi final and a green horn, Obi United Football Club, whose best finish was a quarter final finish last year, go head to head today.

Let’s whet your appetite as we savour this cracker of a match that promises to be filled with action, skills and dramatic goals

• This match will be between an attack minded Obi United FC and a Thunder FC with a very tight and discipline defence.

• Obi United FC, netted 12 goals in 6 matches and conceded 6 goals to get to the final.

• While Thunder FC, netted 6 goals and conceded only 3 goals in 6 matches.

• Both sides tasted defeat in the group stage.
While Obi United FC lost their first group match 0-1 to Lafia Stars FC, while Thunder FC lost their third group 1-2 to Ogene FC.

• Thunder FC defence stalwart, Shalom John, will be counted upon to still put up a sterling performance at the back.
He’s been a rock of gibraltar for Thunder FC, hence, their stinginess at the back.

• Obi United FC, so sharp upfront will be banking on their dependable striker, Anas Yusuf Okpadibu to get the goals for them.
Anas Yusuf Okpadibu leads the goalscorers’ chart with 6 goals!
Anas netted half of the goals scored by Obi United FC.

• It will be a battle between Thunder FC’s dependable defender, Shalom John and Obi United FC’s reliable goal poacher, Anas Yusuf Okpadibu.

• The question on everybody’s lips is: Who will carry the day?

• SSI Media answer is: 90 minutes will tell!

Here are all the results of both teams from the word go:

*Obi United 0-1 Lafia Stars
*Obi United 1-1 Lafia Selected
*Obi United 3-1 Adogi United

Round Of 16:
*Obi United 4-1 Ogene FC Doma

Quarter Final:
*Obi United 3-1 Keana Academy

Semi Final:
*Obi United 1-1 Giant Killer FC
Penalty: 2-4

Obi United FC vs Thunder FC.

*Thunder 1-0 Police Machine
*Thunder 1-0 Jaf Sports
*Thunder 1-2 Ogene

Round Of 16:
*Thunder 1-0 Keana Selected

Quarter Final:
*Thunder 2-1 Chokali Babes

Semi Final:
*Thunder 0-0 Greater Tomorrow
Penalty: 3-5

Obi United FC vs Thunder FC.Meanwhile, Giant Killers fc showed the stuff of what they are made of as they claimed the bronze medal and the #200,000 at stake, after beating defending Champions, Greater Tomorrow FC 1-0 at the third place match.


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