Ibadan - 3SC coach Gbenga Ogunbote is proud of his side
after a 4-0 victory over Kano Pillars.
Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan on Sunday
thrashed Kano Pillars Football Club by 4-0 in the Nigeria Professional Football
League (NPFL) match day 33.
3SC scored first through Ifegwu Ojukwu and Ajani Ibrahim in
the 8th and 29th minutes respectively
Sunday Adetunji scored a brace in the 48th and 64th minute
bringing the tally to four by the home team.
Coach Gbenga Ogunbote of 3SC said the result reflected his
team's hard work and preparedness.
“We have to double-up our efforts not to lose. The players
are aware that they must win the match. The team was psychologically motivated
to win,’’ he said.
Ogunbote said that his team was attack-minded because they
really needed to win the match.
He said that they still have five games left and must finish
the season in a comfortable position.
According to him, the team is looking forward to their next
away match with Plateau United.
Tolu Olaifa, a 3SC player who spoke on behalf of his
colleagues said they were motivated to win
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He said that when they drew their last match against
El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri in Ibadan, they resolved to turn-around that
``bad day'' in subsequent matches.
“3SC is a big team that should not be relegated and that is
why we must not finish badly," he said.
However, Coach Baba Ganaru of Kano Pillars told newsmen that
it was not their day, adding that his players made costly mistakes during the
Ganaru said he had told the players to brave up for what he
predicted a tough game against 3SC in Ibadan.
He was optimistic that the club's new signing of Joseph
Yobo, an ex-Nigerian international would make a good impact on the club.
“You know Yobo is an Ambassador of the Nigerian league and
would definitely play the role very well," he said.
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