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Wikki Tourists FC Bauchi continue impressive performance, held Zamfara United to 1-1 draw

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The high-performing Wikki Tourists FC Bauchi team

Wikki Tourists FC Bauchi has picked another away point in the ongoing Nigeria National League, nnl2023/24 season.

The Bauchi team share the spoils against Zamfara United on Match Day 8 in the at the Giginya Memorial Stadium, Sokoto the adopted home of Zamfara United on Saturday.

Promise Damala open scores for Wikki Tourists in the 55 minutes when Zamfara United goalkeeper failed to grab Saidu Muhammed’s powerful shot from the centre circle and Damala capitalised on that and headed into the net.

Wikki Tourists got the much-needed goal after missing scoring opportunities in the first half which ended in a barren.

On resumption into the second half changes were effected by both sides making the game more tactical.

At the 88 minutes when Wikki Tourists supporters and bench have started celebrating an anticipated victory, then came the penalty for the home team which was converted.

Wikki Tourists FC coach, Azeez Audu Mohammed

Wikki Tourists coach, Azeez Audu Mohammed expressed gratitude to God for the success and the one point recorded.

“My boys did well, played to the instructions with high level of commitment. We are going back to Bauchi and prepare for the next game that’s in the second round until the end and we find ourselves in the play-offs and subsequently back to the NPFL by God grace, the coach said.

According to the media unit of the team, with the draw, Wikki Tourists remained top on the table of the Northern Conference C with 16 points wrapping the first stanza of the League.

Wikki Tourists will welcome Zamfara United in Bauchi on the resume date of the second round on 3rd February 2024.

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