Istanbul FA 2-1 Babungo SA: Ignatius Ojong Wins Man Of The Match Award

Ignatius Ojong

By Basil K Mbuye

Double goalscorer Ignatius Ojong was named Istanbul Football Academy, IFAB, Man of the Match after IFAB’s 2-1 win over Babungo SA in the Fako Divisional League.

The forward took home an undisclosed amount and a trophy thanks to the match-winning double in the season opener.

Undaunted, the forward showed some composure in front of goal to score his first goal at the 26th minute.

He will again in at the 34th minute struck home a sensational finish to give his side a 2-0 lead. However, the tally was reduced in the 52nd minute as the game ended 2-1 in favour of IFAB.

Speaking to reporters after the game, Ojong said it was thanks to hard work that he was able to score a brace.

Hear him: “It is thanks to hard work and also instructions from the coach that I was able to score the goals. I am happy and will also like to thank my teammates and the supporters for everything.”

Istanbul Football Academy of Buea Man Of The Match Award is an initiative which the club came up with to help motivate outstanding players in games.

The club management says they hope that lovers of football will come in to sponsor the award in each game the club plays.

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