NPFL: We had a bad day against Kwara United – Tornadoes coach

Niger Tornadoes chief coach, Isiaka Iliyasu has confessed that his wards put every foot wrong in their NPFL/StarTimes Match day 34 encounter played at Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna on Sunday evening. 

Coach Iliyasu said their game plan was to snatch the maximum points against Kwara United but it wasn’t a good day for his team.

“We prepared well for the match and the plan was the 3 points to elevate us from the position we are now, considering the fact that the league is coming to an end.

“But it was a bad day for us, and our fans also keow that. They all know the brand of football we have been playing . I thank God for the resilience of the boys”

The coach disagree with the notion that his boys underrated the Afonja Warriors after securing a draw away against Plateau United.

He disclosed that théy held talks with the boys before the match and told them how important the match is, that the three points meant a lot to the team than the draw against Plateau United.

” I know that the boys were prepared but like I said earlier, it was a bad day for us. We thank God we got a point, the one point is massive for us now, compared to loosing the whole three points,” he sounded off with consolation.

Kwara United were on the verge of securing the maximum three points before Tornadoes snatch a late equaliser at the tail end of the match. 

The draw saw Kwara leapfrog Tornadoes to the eleventh position on the NPFL/StarTimes league table with 45 points while the Minna side is on 44 points and twelve position on the table.