Goal Keeper Heroics gives Political Science Education edge over English Education students


It was showers of goals, as two LASSED 400L team, (English Education vs Political Science Education) both from Lagos State Univeristy, battle under the rain, in what was a fierce game of soccer. Though Political Science Education earn the bragging right, this was due to the heroic feat of their goal keeper, Hontonnu Moses.

The game which was part of the plans of the English Education final year week, tagged Jersey day. Which prompted an invitation from one of the LASSED team, for a friendly match.

However prior to this meeting, the two giants had met at a previous faculty game, with a 3-all draw, however, todays match was not going to end that same, even though a late equaliser had earn the home team a 2-all draw.

From the onset, English Giants were on the front foot, dictating the tempo of the game, for the majority of the game, but Pol-Edu, surprisingly went ahead after the break with a two goals lead, through Yusuf, many times capped for the EDUCATION team on mang occasions.

Though, English Education came back atthe 70 mhinute halfing the deficit, through Emmanuel, and then a late time hauler by the ironic hero of the match, Hontonnu moses. Which further pushed the game into penalty shoot-out.

After series of misses and misfiring from both teams penalty takers, Political Science education goal keeper, was the hero of the day, as he saved three spot kicks and went ahead to score the winning goal for the team.

The spectators which was dominantly, students from English never expected what they saw, but in the spirit of sportmanship, still gave credit for the deserving team of the day.

The Pol team had lined up in a 4-2-3-1 formation, while English Education had used the dynamic 4-3-3 formation, but at the end of the day, the better team had won and earned a bragging right for the hostorical moment.

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