Tosin Omoyele splendid strike gave Osun United an easy win over relegation battlers Ikorodu United in Week 10 clash of the Bet9ja Nigeria National League.
The Omoluabi Giants saw off the Oga Boys 1-0 on Wednesday at the Oshogbo Township Stadium, with both sides wearing black armbands and observed a minute silence to pay tribute to Late Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke before the start of the game.
Omoyele’s lone strike was all Osun United expected to see off the solid willed Ikorodu United who pose few threats. Notwithstanding Osun United predominance, and a few moves made to build the count and was halted at each attempt by Richard Ocheayi, who man the post for Ikorodu United making stunning saves.
Ikorodu United likewise have few attempts to score, but goalkeeper Ayo Ojo was superb., in the 7th minute Omoyele gave his side an lead with a brassy strike after discovering space outside the Ikorodu United box off an assist from Mahmud Akorede, before unleashing a relentless strike beyond Richard Ocheayi reaches.
Ikorodu went into a demonstration of threatening subsequent of conceding through Abdullah Fatai, Adienodi Michael, Duke Paul, Okwuolisa Samuel.
Alaji Rasaq and Dare Olatunji having a one-two pass in the 27th moment and set up Adeyemi Adeyeye, who discharge a shot that was splendidly parried to the corner by Ocheayi. Ikorodu United in the 62nd and 65th minute came close but Michael was not able to associate right side crosses from Aneke and Paul.
Okwuolisa Samuel practically got an equaliser for his side in the 86th minute subsequent to spilling past three of his markers and discharge a low shot that was spared by Ayo Ojo.
Osun United currently sit 7th on the NNL log, having gathered 16 points from conceivable 30 points and will face My People FC at the end of the week in one of the Week 11 tie scheduled for the Agege Stadium, Lagos.