NNL: Olofinjana Impressed as Edel Hold Smart City

Former Super Eagles midfielder, Seyi Olofinjana, has declared that he is impressed by the Nigeria National League (NNL) Match-day 1  fixture yesterday involving Smart City and Edel at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Onikan Lagos.

Olofinjana who spoke after watching the two sides play out a 1-1 draw stressed that  there was a  massive improvement in the NNL. 

He therefore commended the George Aluo-led NNL board for taking steps to make the league attractive.

“I am impressed with what I saw today. Good officiating, fine football artistry by very young players paraded by the two teams. The organisers of the league are doing a good job,” Olofinjana stated.

The Smart City, Edel tie was one in which the two teams gave the fans a lot to cheer. Smart City dominated the first half and drew the first blood in the 20th minute courtesy of Chinonso Uzoma’s strike.

Edel returned in the second half determined not to leave for Nnewi empty handed. They got rewarded in the 55th minute when Arinze Anya got the equaliser.

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