Kvarnerska rivijera: Rijeka beats Abuja and wins for the 19th time
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Abuja Football College are the champions of the Mladen Ramljak Memorial Tournament! Renato Pilipović’s electees impressed, beating the powerful Real Madrid 3:1! The key moment happened in the 77th minute: after a cross for Hamid, Mendoza received the ball in front of the keeper and scored an own goal – 2:1.
It was a turning point which Abuja deserved based on their second half play. During stoppage time, Saleh passed to Friday who scored with a precise shot – 3:1. A few seconds later, the referee called the match. Abuja Football College started celebrating and the audience awarded the winners with applause.
Abuja Football College player Suleiman Abdullahi was elected the most valuable player of the Mladen Ramljak
Memorial Tournament and received the award for the best striker. Throughout the tournament, Abdullahi provided excellent plays, and in the final match against Real Madrid he was a real nuisance for the goalkeepers of the “Royal Club”.
Finale Memorijala Mladen Ramljak: Real Madrid - Akademija Abuja 1:3 (1:0). Stadion Hitrec Kacijan. Gledatelja: 250. Sudac: Goran Pečarić.
Strijelci: 1:0 Cendilla (14'), 1:1 Abdullahi (46'), 1:2 Mendoza (77'-ag), 1:3 Friday (80').
Žuti kartoni: Sotillos, Bekman, Martin, Siddiki (Real Madrid), Hamid (Abuja)
Crveni kartoni: N. Hernandez (79'), Cedenilla (80').
REAL MADRID: Belman, Maldoado (od 70' Brea), Cedenilla, Sotillos, J. Hernandez, Mendoza, Lopez, Siddiki, Peeters (od N. Hernandez), Martin, Bravo (od 79' Sanchez).
ABUJA: Innocent, Yusuf, Kappe, Oyindamola (od 54' Muhammad), Ayodeji, Emmanuel, Abdullah (od 54' Uzorchukwu), Aomdofa, Abduallahi (od 80' Friday), Hamid, Odunayo (od 33' Izuchukwu, od 70' Saleh).