Bayelsa United forward, Robert Mizo, expressed disappointment following their recent match against Heartland of Owerri, which ended in a hard-fought 2-2 draw.
Mizo emphasized that despite scoring two late goals to equalize, his team shouldn’t rejoice over the result against the struggling side.
The 23-year-old player contributed the final goal, securing a crucial point for his team during the game.
Heartland FC are battling for survival in the Nigeria Premier League as they were held to a draw by Bayelsa United in their recent match.
Promise Anyanwu’s 11th-minute goal initially put the hosts in control at halftime.
Bayelsa United relentlessly pursued an equalizer. However, it was Heartland that extended their lead in the 75th minute through Ike Chinedu.
Yet, in a dramatic turn, the coach Deprieye Tebowei side swiftly netted two goals in the 83rd and 84th minute, courtesy of Nneoyi Ofem and Robert Mirzo, salvaging a valuable away point.
Heartland FC remains the only team in the league without a win this season.
Robert Mizo commended the team’s fighting spirit to secure the draw.
The forward highlighted that while they shouldn’t overly celebrate, it marked their first away point of the season, and he was thrilled to add his 7th goal to the tally.
“Great performance from the team for fighting back to get a draw. We shouldn’t be celebrating this, but it’s our first away point of the season, and I was on the score sheet for my 7th goal of the season,” he said.