The Creative Championship


Dannaz FC 0 - 1 Real Sapphire

3rd June, 2024

Real Sapphire Brush Dannaz Aside to Continue Fine Run

Real Sapphire further strengthened their claims for a top four spot with a slim win over Valiant.

Valiant, desperate to escape the mid-table battle, came into the game with intent. They would go on to dominate the first half and ask questions of Sapphire’s defense. They were however met with a resolute defense.

The visitors would turn the tables in the second half as they upped their ante, poking holes in Valiant’s set up. Unable to keep up, Valiant succumbed to the pressure and conceded the first and only goal of the game.

Real Sapphire continue their unbeaten run as Valiant remain stuck in the middle.


Abidemi Olalekan (Real Sapphire)

In the first half, the midfielder shielded the defense and helped mop up the pressure. In the second, the sent the ball on errands: to frontmen whose goal secured all three points.