Katsina United FC yesterday continued with their good run in the ongoing La Liga/NPFL U-15 Promises League with a convincing 2-1 victory over FC IfeanyiUbah in Lagos.
Katsina United topped the Kaduna Centre of the competition with El-Kanemi Warriors in second position to qualify for the second phase of the league.
The ‘Chanji boys’ are in Group A of the second phase of the competition along with FC IfeanyiUbah, 3SC and Niger Tornadoes.
Katsina United’s teen sensations, Hussain Muhammad and Abdulkadir Yahaya scored a goal each in the first half to hand their side the opening win over FC IfeanyiUbah.
With the win, Katsina United now lead Group A with the maximum points and can start dreaming of the finals if they win again against Niger Tornadoes today.
The Coordinator of the team, Abdulganiyu Adeleke commended the boys for putting up a good show and encouraged them to remain focused.
He said the chairman of the club, Alhaji Aminu Balele Kurfi has promised a surprise package for the players, if they return to Katsina State with the trophy.
Adeleke said with the backing of the government of Katsina State, the boys are having a good time in Lagos.
“It was a heart-warming performance from the boys. They showed class against FC IfeanyiUbah and that has set us apart from the other teams in the group.
“Our chairman has promised the boys a good package, if they win the competition and I think they are highly motivated.
“I am confident we shall reach the finals. Our next match is Niger Tornadoes and we shall go for another three points to brighten our chances of reaching the finals,” he said.
The winners of each group will play in the finals of the youth league which is an innovation of the League Management Company, LMC, in collaboration with La Liga in Spain.