Sharks Spank Bussdor 5-1, Qualify For ¼ Final

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Odemwingie (left) in action for Nigeria
Odemwingie (left) in action for Nigeria

Sharks Football Club of Port Harcourt yesterday turned on the style in the ongoing Federation Cup (National Challenge Cup Competition), hitting, Bussdor United 5-1 in their second group match played at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abeokuta. With the victory, the Blue Angels virtually second their passage to the quarter final stage of the competition, after garnery six points from two matches. The team had recorded a 1-0 victory over Bayelsa United in their first match. According to reports ThankGod Amaefule, who had scored the winner against Bayelsa United opened scoring from the penalty spot in the 18th minute, while Friday Nwoga, Chibuzor Ozurumba scored in the 35th and 54th minutes, respectively. Amaefule got a brace and Sharks fourth goal via another penalty in the 62nd minute, while Joseph Tagoe made it five as Bussdor grabbed a consolatory goal to register themselves on the score sheet. Sharks’ final group game will be against Akwa United on Saturday. Meanwhile, Sharks sister club, Dolphin FC failed to consolidate on their first match lone goal victory over Lobi Stars in Jalingo. The Coach Stanley Eguma tutored side gave up a two goal lead over Enyimba International FC to lose 2-3 in the group’s second match yesterday. Now, the newly promoted side faces a dicey final game against Rangers International for a place in the quarter final. Rangers and Enyimba had played out a 1-1 draw in their first match.