Crown FC gets first victory, beats Heartland FC in Ibadan derby

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Crown Football Club of Ogbomoso has recorded its first win of the season, the team defeated visiting Heartland FC of Owerri 1-0 at the Lekan Salami Stadium in Adamasingba, Ibadan during the last round of matches played over the weekend.


It would be recalled that Crown FC lost narrowly to Lobi Stars in the opening weekend of the new season. In the match against Heartland FC however, the team scored the match-winning goal through Christian Jekwu in the 78th minute.

Jekwu came in for Yomi Olaoke in the 42nd minute.
Crown coach, Lawrence Akpokona, said he expects much more from his newly promoted team.
“As we are proceeding they will make things happen in the league. We have good materials who can perform better in the league, but we have just started and I know we will surprise our critics,” he said.
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