Fatai Abdullah rescued a point for Ikorodu United in match day 4 of the 2016/2017 Nigerian National League (NNL).
The away team (Nnewi United) took the lead 7th minutes into the game from a lose ball which they (Nnewi United) took advantage off to make the scoreline 1-0.
Moments after the Oga boys were awarded a spot kick after Chinedu Nwuso handled the ball in the 18yard box. Fatai stepped up to send the Nnewi United man between the post the wrong way to level scores at 1-1 in the 10th minute of the game.
The home team continued from where they left off in the the second half by by piling pressure on the visitors but Nnewi United stood resolute.
United’s Jude Aneke found himself unmarked in the 18yard box later in the game but the Nnewi United keeper saved the day for the away team.
Speaking after the Game, Ikorodu United Fc’s captain said: “we have dropped 11points out of possible 12points. We must work harder to get this points back to put ourselves in a good position on the log”. The team will be away to Gateway Fc on Wednesday 5th of April for a match day 5 clash in the Nigerian National League.