JOMORO DERBY: Nuba FC suffer agonizing defeat to Zico Professionals

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The money banks, Zico Professionals on Sunday, March 24, 2024 shocked their arch rivals Nuba FC with an excruciating 2-1 defeat in an highly contested clash at New Nzulezo Park in the Western Regional Football Association Division Two, Zone II Group 3 matchday nine fixture.

The Do or Die outfits historically won their opponent for the first time in over six attempts.

Putting on a stellar performance, the Tikobo No 1 outfits opened the scoring through former Nzema Kotoko winger, Emmanuel Ackah after just 5 minutes played into the game.

Nuba FC stepped up their performance and subsequently pulled parity in the much anticipated clash. The captain of Annor Adjaye Senior High School, Stephen Cobbinah Abroso slotted home his sides equalizer from the spot with three minutes to end the half.

Former Tamale City and Nzema Kotoko left back Patrick Nkorno scored the winning goal with a cracking curler to the roof of the goalposts with his weaker right foot from about 26-yards after Obed Owusu was unable to clear a lose ball in the 82nd minute nark to propel his side to merit the three maximum points at stake.

Zico Professionals sits at the apex of league standings with 17th points with Nuba FC at third position with 11 points.

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