DMD FC Join Niger Tornados In NNL Super Eight From Northern Conference
By Our Correspondent
Dr. Mohammed Dlakwa Football Club, otherwise known as DMD FC Wednesday at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja ,Kogi State confirmed their ticket to the planned Nigeria National League season ending Super eight (8) play off.
The Borno based side surprised their followers with a vital away win against host, Kogi United Football Club, in the final group A2 game, Northern Conference.
The modest clubside from Kwaya Kusar Local Government Area of Borno State, Nigeria’s North East region under the tutelage of Balarabe Musa, defeated their host 2-1 to book the passage.
Alhaji Ali Yusuf got the opener for DMD FC on the 5minutes while Kogi equalized twenty minutes later through their captain Eghe Osas . DMD FC got a penalty that was converted by Abraham Audu in the 38minutes to seal an essential away victory.
The win kept DMD FC in second place behind group winners Niger Tornadoes FC, they finished on 28 points two points behind Niger Tornadoes.
Yobe Desert Stars of Damaturu ended in 3rd place closely with 27 points after winning two nil (2-0) against Kebbi United.
Therefore, Niger Tornadoes and DMD FC join Gombe United and El-Kanemi Warriors FC of Maiduguri as the four Northern teams that have qualified for the 2020/2021 NNL Super eight playoff, to be played on a date and venue soon to be confirmed by the league organizers.
Meanwhile, the final games in the Southern Conference groups B1 and B2 will be played on Sunday 22nd and Saturday 28th August, 2021 respectively at designated centres.
The four teams from the Southern conference for the play off will be confirmed after the final matches.