Shooting Stars wins maiden edition of NPFL Preseason tourney

Shooting Stars Will be going home with 100 million Naira after defeating Enyimba at the Mobalaji Johnson


Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan have defeated Enyimba International of Aba to win the maiden edition of the NPFL/Mmobuosi preseason tournament at the Mobalaji Jhonson Arena in Lagos


Fatai Abdullah gave the people’s elephant the lead in the sixth minutes before Taofeek Malomo leveled for shooting stars in the eleventh minutes.

Half hour into the game, Eze Ekwutoziam doubled the lead for Eyimba after he finishes from off a follow-up after GK Bamidele palmed away Mbaoma's initial effort at goal.

An hour mark, Kelly Kester leveled again for the Oluyole warriors while Anthony Okachi sealed the victory for Shooting stars in the 87th minutes.

The pre-season tournament started at the Remo stars stadium, Ikenne, Ogun state as Shooting Stars thrashed Bendel Insurance 3-0 while Enyimba recorded a victory against the Rangers 1-0 on opening day.

On day two, Enyimba defeated Bendel Insurance 4-3, while 3SC played a 1-1 draw with Rangers.

Both teams settled for a goalless draw on match day three while Bendel Insurance shocked Rangers International 2-1 to finish in third place with three points.

Eighth time NPFL champions finished first on the log with seven points, while the Oluyole Warriors finished second with five points from three games.


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