After conquering DANA, Indomitable Mailantarki FC lift Norway Cup

Mailantarki Care Football Academy of Nigeria have emerged winners of the 50th edition of the world largest youth championship, Norway Cup 2022.

The Gombe lads thrashed host KFUM FK 2-0 in the main pitch of the Ekeberg Sports Complex in Oslo on Saturday, August 6, 2022. 

They had, on Saturday, July 30, emerged the champions of the 2022 Dana Cup International Youth Championship in Denmark.

The host KFUM were undone few minutes before the break after Muhammed Mouro’s beautiful inviting cross from the right flank brilliantly converted by Miko Dalha in the center sent the Mailantarki’s Norwegian supporters into wild jubilation from the stands. 

Abdulaziz Maiyadi who netted a beautiful shot minutes before the end of the entertaining encounter emerged highest goal scorer for the team with 12 goals followed by Miko Dalha with eight goals. 

The feat achieved by the Khamisu Ahmed Mailantarki boys is the first for a club to go all the way and win both senior categories in Denmark and Norway same year.  

However, beside the respective glories in both cities of Hjørring and Oslo, the Mailantarki boys’ historic display pulled high attention of top-notch football managers across the two host countries.

Consequently, negotiations have been reached while others are on going for the Gombe boys to be tied up to profession careers. 

The glorious contingent are expected to jet out of Oslo tomorrow to Copenhagen enroute Istanbul before connecting to Abuja bound plane for home, Nigeria.  

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