Nations FC staged a remarkable comeback to secure their promotion to the Ghana Premier League with a 3-2 win in a thrilling Division One League match-week 28 fixture against West African Football Academy SC (WAFA).
The exhilarating encounter unfolded at the Dr. Kwame Kyei Sports Complex in Abrankese, leaving fans on the edge of their seats.
WAFA took an early lead with a goal from Razak Simpson, setting the stage for an intense battle. However, Nations FC swiftly responded, displaying their determination to secure a top-tier spot.
Abubakari Gariba stepped up for the home team and calmly converted a penalty in the 10th minute, kickstarting his remarkable hat-trick performance.
The visitors regained the lead through former Ghana U17 star Emmanuel Agyemang Duah in the 58th minute.
WAFA’s dominant display early in the second half had them poised for victory, but Nations FC had other plans. Gariba once again demonstrated his prowess, equalizing for his team in the 68th minute.
With tensions mounting and both teams vying for the decisive goal, the match reached a fever pitch. In a dramatic finale, Nations FC was awarded a crucial penalty in the 96th minute.
Showing nerves of steel, Gariba confidently stepped up to the spot and completed his hat-trick, sealing a memorable 3-2 victory for Nations FC and igniting jubilant celebrations among the players and fans alike.