Newly Promoted NLO Division One Side, Jazzy Stars FC, Defeat NPFL Side, Nasarawa United At The Jos New Stadium


NPFL side, Nasarawa United FC got the rude shock of their lives on Friday after suffering a 2-0 defeat to NLO Division One side, Jazzy Stars Football Club of Jos, their only second defeat in their week long preseason camping in Jos, Plateau State.

Jazzy Stars FC defence trojan, Francis Echefu put the “Galaxies” in front via penalty in the 31st minute after a goal bound Kenneth Dabagal was brought down in the 18 yard box by the Nasarawa United FC defence line.

Rampaging and pacy winger, Sunday Martins out paced the defence of Nasarawa United and confidently slotted it pass the goalkeeper, to make it 2-0 in the 78th minute after receiving a through pass in the midfield from first half goalscorer, Francis Echefu.

Nasarawa United got a penalty in the second half but Jazzy Stars FC goalkeeper, Samuel Jugu saved the spot kick to end the end to end encounter, Nasarawa United FC 0 Jazzy Stars FC 2.

After finishing as Runners’up in the Pre-season Tournament in Abuja, where they lost in the final to FC Abuja via the lottery of penalties, Nasarawa United FC played 7 matches during their week long stay in Jos.

Here are all the results of their Pre-season matches played while in Jos:

Nasarawa United FC 0-2 Jazzy Stars FC
Francis Echefu(PEN)⚽31, Martins Sunday⚽78′

Nasarawa United 6-1 Propel Sporting Academy(Jos).
Nentaka Bangs⚽2′, Abubakar Hassan(OG)⚽4′, Emeka(OG)⚽12′, Anas Yusuf⚽22′, Emmanuel Ogbole⚽71′, Shammasu Mohammed⚽72′
Donatus Isah(PRO)⚽38′

Wikki Tourists 0-2 Nasarawa United
Anas Yusuf(NAS)⚽10′, Emmanuel Ogbole⚽75′

Nasarawa United 0-1 Wikki Tourists
Nelson Abiam(WIK)⚽50′

Nasarawa United 3-0 Zaki Mai Riga
Chinedu Ohanachom⚽2′, Nentaka Bangs(PEN)⚽17, Emmanuel Ogbole⚽19′

Nasarawa United 3-1 Rahbam FC
Shammasu Mohammed(NAS)⚽37’⚽56′, Destiny Nyam⚽83′
Ishaya Zarma(RAH)⚽20′

Nasarawa United 3-0 Tudun Wada FA(Jos).
Uzor Ifejiofor⚽32′, Destiny Nyam⚽58′, Habibu Alakija⚽81′


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