In its bid to intensify their preparation ahead of Morocco Invitational club tournament schedule for next year January, Prince Kazeem Eletu FC this morning humbled Pepsi Football Academy early at Agege Stadium.
The friendly match which was watched by appreciable crowd ended in 3-0 in favour of Prince Kazeem Eletu FC.
Kelechi Nnajiofor opened the scoring through header when he received a flank pass from Daniel Mbonu to cheer their fans to victory in the 14th minutes.
Abayomi Eletu second goal in the 24th minutes ended the first half 2-0 in favour of Prince Kazeem Eletu FC.
The second half saw the Pepsi Football Academy played better as they created more scoring chances but failed to convert their chances.
Both teams gave good account of themselves but Eletu‘s powerful shot from distance making it third goal to confirm their supremacy over Pepsi Academy in the 78th minutes.
Effort by Pepsi Academy to reduce the tally proved abortive as their opponent ran away with the victory.
Technical Director of Pepsi Football Academy, Technical Director, Olawale Laloko said the match was a good one and commended their opponents for their victory.
“It was a good match for us and our opponents are more mature, played good football and took their chances. We equally played well and created scoring chances which would have converted. It was not a bad match for us because this is our fourth friendly matches we played after COVID-19 compare to our opponents who have been in camp for many months,” he said.
In his own remark, Prince Kazeem Eletu FC Coach, Gilles Hugon expressed satisfaction with the outcome of the match but noted that that he still needs to work on the team before Morocco tourney.
While team coordinator, Lateef Ogunfowora commended the players for their victory saying that the team can still do better in their subsequent friendlies.
Technical Director, Alex Coppolani said the team deserved to win saying that they were better technically than their opponents while assistant coach, Moshood Olawale Oris disclosed that the game was won by the better side but identified some mistakes which would be corrected before their next friendly match.