By: Omolade Adnan.
The Love Garden Youth Development Association football competition titled “2nd ODOFIN KAYODE ELLIOT Football Competition 2019” commenced yesterday, 29th of November, 2019 at 3:00 pm. The participating teams are from Love Garden and its environs. The opening match was between Love Garden Team (A) and Olumegbon Team (A), and the final score was 4-3, in favour of Olumegbon Team (A) who went through a lot in the hands of Love Garden Team (A).
The match between the two teams was an interesting one, as both teams really challenged themselves, which resulted in a total of 7 goals. Love Garden Team (A) scored the first goal in the match during first half but conceded 3 goals from the opponent, making the scores 3-1 at half time. A great come back from Olumegbon Team (A) during the first half. However, during the second half, Love Garden team scored their second goal and was later awarded a penalty, due to the handball by a player of Olumegbon Team (A) inside the box. A Love Garden player converted the penalty to a goal, making the scores 3-3 but Olumegbon players were determined to beat Love Garden, and they succeeded by scoring a late goal, which made the final score 4-3.
The second match of the day was between Love Garden Team (B) and Olumegbon Team (B), and the final score was 3-0, as Olumegbon Team (B) also punished Love Garden Team (B). This means that Olumegbon Team (A & B) defeated Love Garden Team (A & B). Love Garden Teams need to step up their game. See photos below: