Gombe United brightened their chances of retaining their Nigeria Professional Football League status for another season with a nervy win over FC Ifeayin Ubah on Monday.
The Ladan Bosso boy welcomed the Blessing Okagbu team to the Pantami Stadium knowingly fully well that failure to pick the maximum points will leave them on the brink of relegation.
The game however witnessed few clear caught chances with both side desperate to avoid defeat.
However, Gombe United the only goal of the game in the 13th minutes through Adamu Muhammed scores from the follow up after Abdulazeez Yusuf’s shot hits the upright.
FC Ifeanyiubah’s Emmanuel Matthew got their chance to restored parity as his freekick hit target, but Gombe United goalkeeper Adeyinka sticks out his hand to palm it to safety
After the break , FC Ifeanyiubah attempted to equalise in the 65th minutes, Didi skips past Ibrahim Muhammed before firing a shot which Adeyinka keep out again.
Gombe United defended well and held on the picked the maximum points as the FC Ifeayin Ubah suffered back to back defeat following their 3-1 defeat to Abia Warriors in their last game.