In a highly anticipated showdown at the KFA Pitch, the fervor of the Kwara Youth League 2023 Super Four Final ignited with Kwara Football Academy (KFA) clashing against defending champions Abraysports. The evening unfolded with a breathtaking display of talent and determination, culminating in an exhilarating match that kept spectators on the edge of their seats.
The opening half-hour saw KFA asserting their dominance. At the 30th minute, Jelili Kamaldeen, a standout performer, etched his name into the match report with a remarkable display of precision from a direct free-kick, thrusting KFA into the lead with an electrifying goal. The stadium erupted as the scoreboard read KFA 1-0 Abraysports.
The momentum surged for KFA just five minutes later when Kamaldeen showcased his prowess once more, this time firing a shot into the roof of the net from inside the box. His second goal of the evening extended KFA’s advantage, leaving Abraysports trailing by two goals. The scoreline stood at KFA 2-0 Abraysports as halftime approached.
After the break, KFA continued their relentless pursuit of victory. In the 52nd minute, Abdulsalam Lateef capitalized on a defensive error, seizing the opportunity to widen KFA’s lead further. The scoreboard now displayed KFA 3-0 Abraysports, amplifying the jubilation among the KFA faithful.
However, the defending champions, determined to stage a comeback, found their moment of glory in the 60th minute. Solabi Bolu exhibited sheer brilliance, executing a stunning volley from the right flank to salvage a goal for Abraysports, breathing life into their aspirations. The score read KFA 3-1 Abraysports, injecting a new wave of intensity into the contest.
As the final whistle reverberated across the pitch, KFA emerged triumphant, clinching the 2023 Kwara Youth League trophy with a sensational 3-1 victory over the valiant Abraysports. Their stellar performance, led by Jelili Kamaldeen’s inspiring brace, solidified their status as champions, etching their names into the annals of Kwara football history. The night belonged to KFA as they jubilantly lifted the prestigious trophy amid roaring cheers from their supporters, marking the end of a gripping and unforgettable final.