NPFL Youth League: Dominion Osaghae Steals the Show as Insurance Feeders Share Spoils with Rivers Utd

NPFL Youth League: Dominion Osaghae Steals the Show as Insurance Feeders Share Spoils with Rivers Utd

Bendel Insurance’s Under-17 Feeders team, were denied a victory in the inaugural Nigeria Premier Football Under-17 Youth League after being held to a thrilling 2-2 draw by Rivers United at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt.NPFL Youth League: Dominion Osaghae Steals the Show as Insurance Feeders Share Spoils with Rivers Utd

Godstime Alakwe Puts Insurance Ahead

Godstime Alakwe put the visitors ahead in the 34th minute, capitalising on a mistake by the Rivers United goalkeeper, Footballrover reports

The young Benin Arsenals held the lead into halftime, but the home side came out firing after the break.

They equalised in the 73rd minute before Sylvesster Eweka restored Insurance’s lead two minutes later with a headed goal.

Drama as Rivers United Official Halts Game

Drama unfolded in the 81st minute when a Rivers United official, Ogbosor, halted the game for a heated argument with the match officials.

The action resumed, and with just minutes remaining, Rivers United snatched a heartbreaking equaliser to share the spoils.

Despite the draw, 15-year-old midfielder Dominion Osaghae emerged as a shining light for Insurance Feeders.NPFL Youth League: Dominion Osaghae Steals the Show as Insurance Feeders Share Spoils with Rivers Utd

Coming on as a substitute, he impressed with his skillful display and pinpoint passes, earning him the Man of the Match award.

Bayelsa United Edges Out Akwa

In the South-South zone’s opening match, Bayelsa United edged out Akwa United 1-0.

Insurance Feeders will face Akwa United in their second fixture tomorrow, aiming to bounce back and secure their first three points.

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