Giant Brillars Thrash J Atete 3-0 In NNL Matchday 6
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By Amaechi Agbo
Giant Brillars on Saturday thrashed visiting J Atete 3-0 in matchday 6 of the 2022 Nigeria National League, NNL encounter played at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campos, UNEC Stadium, www.bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
Midfiled orchastrator Onabolu Tunmise scored the first goal close to the half hour mark in a swift counter attacking play by the home side.
Both teams went on the break with one goal advantage to the host.
The recommencement of proceedings saw the visitors intensified their search for an equaliser but they were left done with when a Giant Brillars player was brought down inside the 18 yard box and the centre referee wasted no time in pointing at the spot
Striker Reinhard Azubuike made no mistakes from the 12 yard as he made it 2-0 on the dot of 58 minute
The Delta State visitors rallied round to half the deficit with the left winger hitting the bar three minutes later.
While in search of a goal to mount a spirited come back, J Atete’s hope were dashed in the closing stage when substitute Austin Onyemaechi made it 3-0 following an interplay with his attacking trio that exposed the goalkeeper to his ruthless strike
It was the first victory for the Enugu side in their first meeting with J Atete in the league.
The victory have consolidated Giant Brillars position on the Southern Conference BE table after garnering 10 points from 6 matches with 3 wins, 2 losses and a draw.
Next the Brillars will be on the road in matchday 7 as they visit Akwa Ibom State to keep a date with Ibom Youths FC.