A thrilling evening of football at Otunba Dipo Dina Stadium, Ijebu Ode saw Gateway United dispatch Ikorodu City 2-nil in 2021/2022 NNL matchday 18 fixture.
A goal in each half ensured Toyin Ayinla’s wards remain in the race for topflight football next season.
Gateway United currently a point adrift of Bendel Insurance who are currently leading the table with 37 points.
Birthday boy Oronsaye James put Gateway United in front with a sublime freekick from 25 yards in 17th minute.
Gateway United net minder Araromi Ibukun proved his mettle as usual with some reflex saves which denied goal-shy Ikorodu City in the 30th and 42nd minutes
Ikorodu City drew the first chance in the other half when Paul Ogunkoya missed a sitter with a miscued shot from close range.
However, Iwunde Chidozie rose highest doubled the lead with a fantastic header at back stick.
Gateway United held on to the 2-goal lead to maintain a perfect home record in the ongoing campaign and 12 clean sheets in 18 games for Ibukun Araromi.
Up next for Gateway United is a Vandrezzer test in Lagos on Friday 1st July, 2022
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