Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) lose to Kwara United in the matchday twenty of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) played at the Kwara State Stadium in Ilorin, Kwara State.
Haruna Hadi put the Sky Blue Stars in front in his first start of the season after he carefully put the ball past Dele Aiyenugba before Stephen Jude levelled and Samad Kadiri put the icing on the cake for the host.
Coach Gbenga Ogunbote made just a chance to the starting XI that played against the Harmony Boys at the Remo Stars Stadium, Ikenne as Haruna Hadi replaced Lekan Adedayo.
It was the host that had the opportunity to go ahead after Seun Ogunribide stopped a cross from Musa Abdulafeez, they took a corner kick and Jide Williams tried to convert but Kayode Bankole was active enough to save.
Seun Ogunribide took a long throw into the box of Kwara United but Andy Okpe’s header went over the bar.
The goal finally came for the Sky Blue Stars in the 34th minute as Abiodun Abdulrasheed sent a long pass towards Haruna Hadi, and he carefully put the ball at the back of the net for the visitors.
Two minutes to the end of the first half, Stephen Jude levelled up for the Harmony Boys from the corner kick and Kayode Bankole couldn’t save to maintain the lead for his side.
Andy Okpe received a good pass from his teammate, he tried to convert but his attempt went over the bar.
Samad Kadiri scored a good header to give his side all the maximum points as Remo Stars tried everything possible to get an equaliser but it remained fruitless.
With the victory to Kwara United, they now grab the 4th spot on the log as they top the Sky Blue Stars with 2 points.
Next for the Sky Blue Stars is a home game against MFM FC on Wednesday, recalled that both sides met in matchday one of the league and Remo Stars came out victorious in that encounter.