Cowrie extends lead, as Racing pushes for national playoff spot
COWRIE Rugby Football Club sensation, Christian Ogar, was the cynosure of all eyes last Saturday as he put up an impressive performance against struggling Eco II RFC in the Week Two of the CMB Building Maintenance and Inv. Co. Ltd sponsored South West Rugby league which took centre stage at the Mainbowl of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
The influential national team player turned up the heat, affirming is superiority on the scorers’ chat recording six tries. The duo of Sunday Bassey and Sammy Ekpo scored two tries each in a match that left the stunned Eco II team wondering where it all went wrong.
Cowrie RFC, Sadiq Oduola, Olawale Oladipo and Matthias Emmanuel scored a tri each. Ogar proved his worth as one of the best ball kickers in Africa as he converted 15 out of 16 try conversions, scoring 30 points in the process.
Speaking after the game, Ogar traced his team’s impressive performance to hard work while in training.
He revealed that despite the 110 to 0 point margin against Eco II who are still searching for their first win of the season, the boys were not fully in shape as it was their first league match of the year.
Meanwhile, Racing RFC of Lagos continues to push for a second place finish on the table as the team recorded another victory against Hammed Gbenga led Gosar RFC, moving the team a step closer to their season target.
Muktar Ibrahim of Racing scored the first tri of the day and Monday Omorogieva converted the resulting kick to open a 7-0 lead.