In a tightly contested match in the Turkish Super Lig on Saturday, Kasimpasa secured a 1-1 draw against Osmanlispor, with Nigeria defender Kenneth Omeruo attributing the outcome to what he deemed as “hard luck.” Despite Payam Sadeghian providing Osmanlispor with a lead in the 37th minute, Syam Ben’s equalizer for Kasimpasa at the 39th minute salvaged a point for the home team. Omeruo, displaying tenacity throughout the 90-minute encounter, expressed his sentiments regarding the match’s outcome.
The defensive stalwart, who played the entire duration of the game, acknowledged the team’s fighting spirit and lamented the perceived stroke of bad luck. Nigerian teammate Emem Eduok joined the fray in the 89th minute, injecting fresh energy into Kasimpasa’s efforts to secure a more favorable result. Notably absent for Osmanlispor were their Nigerian duo, Aminu Umar and Raheem Lawal.
In a post-match reflection on Twitter, Omeruo offered a measured perspective on the draw, stating, “Good fight, hard luck… one point is manageable I think… we look forward to the next one.” With attention already turning to their upcoming fixture, Kasimpasa aims to build on their resilient performance, leveraging lessons learned from the encounter against Osmanlispor to secure a more favorable outcome in their next challenge.