Coach Bala Nikyu is grateful to Nasawara United fans for helping his return to winning ways in the NPFL on Wednesday.
The Solid Miner came from a goal down record a famous 2-1 win over over record Nigeria professional football league winners Enyimba of Aba at the Lafia Township Stadium.
Nikyu watched his side fell behind after 13 minute of play as Enyimba’s Victor Mbaoma scored the first goal of the game.
However, It didn’t take long before Nasawara United responded with their equaliser after five minutes — with a goal from Tope Oluwole.
The Last season’s Aiteo Cup finalists completed the come back in the 90th minute when Shammasu Mohammed scored the winner.
Speaking after the game , Bala Nikyu described result as a great one for his side .
“It was a great result for my team, even though I don’t see it as arevenge for last season’s defeat(1-2) to the same opponents.
“The first-half was a bit difficult and, of course, the players knewthat it wouldn’t be nice for us to end the game with a draw or lossafter the bizarre adventure in Bauchi during the weekend.
He also thanked fans for their support all through the game.
“But I must thank the vociferous home fans for their relentlessness.They are truly the twelfth player.” He said.
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