In a recent showdown at the Onikan Stadium, Doma United’s resilient defense, led by Andrew Majalis, left their mark on the Nigeria Premier Football League’s matchday three clash against Sporting Lagos.
Despite their undeniable effort, the outcome was a scoreless draw, leaving both teams with shared points, Footballrover reports
Andrew Majalis, a standout defender for Doma United, expressed his belief that their team deserved more than just a point in their latest battle.
The Onikan Stadium witnessed an intense showdown that saw neither side concede a goal.
This hard-fought result has influenced the league standings, with the Savannah Tigers of Doma United climbing to the eighth position in the Nigeria Premier Football League table.
Accumulating four points from three games, they are steadily making their presence felt. On the other side, Sporting Lagos currently stands in sixth place, just one point ahead.
After the game, the 20-year-old left-back Andrew Majalis shared his thoughts on the team’s remarkable performance.
He spoke of the importance of teamwork, emphasizing their dedication to the game plan, which includes a robust defensive start and an attack stemming from the back.
Majalis praised the collective effort of all 11 players on the field, as well as the substitutes, in executing this strategy.
He went on to express his satisfaction with the team’s overall performance, deeming it “fantastic.”
While proud of securing a point, there was a hint of disappointment that they didn’t secure all three.
The icing on the cake for Majalis was the achievement of a clean sheet, highlighting the significance of being in the right place at the right time.
Majalis labeled the game as “big” for the team, underscoring their exceptional performance both with and without the ball.
He believed they deserved a bit more but acknowledged the value of a hard-fought point, while claiming that playing against Sporting, a formidable opponent with a strong team, is never an easy task.
“For us it was a big night. We performed well with and without the ball. We deserved a bit more maybe but a point is good. It’s hard to come here and play against Sporting. They have a very good team,” Andrew Majalis