Eziuhu Henry scored inside ten minutes as Onicha Nwenkwo (Ezinihitte) bounced back to winning ways with a hard fought 1-0 win over Umuhu Okwuato (Aboh) in group F.
In a thrilling encounter held at the Ezeagbogu Central School Field Ezinihitte, Mbaise, saw Onicha Nwenkwo bounced back with a brilliant performance in a one-sided affair in a Matchday 3 Group F clash on February 10th 2024.
Henry, produced a remarkable man of the match performance, as his strike made a worth of difference when he slotted home a delightful volley from outside the box, in the 10th minute, which helped Onicha Nwenkwo to picked a vital win as they continued fight for a knockout stage spot in the 2023 Ikukuoma Mbaise U-20 Football Tournament.
The victory still gives Onicha Nwenkwo a chance of a place in the knockout stage.
Oru Community 1-3 Uvuru Aboh
Uvuru Aboh (Mbaise) delivered a brilliant team performance as they thrashed Oru Community (Ahiazu) 3-1, in a Matchday 3 Group G encounter.
Oparaocha Godwin, gave Uvuru Aboh (Mbaise) the lead after 27th minute, when he converted from the spot kick to put them 1-0 ahead.
Before, Owiriwa Samuel doubled the lead 2-0, in the 39th minute, with a brilliant finish inside the box.
Divine Haberth pulled a goal back for Oru Community, in the 46th minutes to cut the deficit to 2-1. But Ahamefula Famous strike the pushover goal to make it 3-1, in the 56th minute as Uvuru Aboh secure a comfortable victory in quest for a knockout stage spot.
With these results, the Ikukuoma Mbaise U-20 tournament sets the stage for an exciting journey into the knockout stages. Teams are showcasing their skills and determination on the field, leaving fans eager for more thrilling moments as the tournament progresses.