High riding Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan, will go into Sunday’s NNL Group B1 match day three encounter against Osun United, with the aim of confirming their superiority over the visitors.
Both sides go into the game as joint table toppers in the three week old 2019/20 season, having won their first two matches of the season.
However, the Ibadan soccer lords look more formidable having won one of their games on the road, against Abia Comets last Sunday in Aba, while United’s two victories were achieved on their home soil.
If the words of the players of 3SC and the confidence radiating in the team’s camp are anything to go by, then the visitors would definitely have no place to hide.
Interestingly, the coach Edith Agoye tutored Oluyole Warriors, now have two of the most influential members of Osun United last season’ s squad in their fold, namely Gafar Olafimihan and Chinedu Enuademu.
Similarly, Osun United, under the tutelage of ex Shooting Stars’ player, Bright Omokaro, also boast of Babatunde Olalere, Ahmed Rasheed and former 3SC skipper Seun Akinyemi in their fold.
Top scorer of the Ibadan based side, Opeoluwa Olufemi is optimistic his team will send their foes back to Osogbo empty handed.
” We cannot afford to disappoint our teeming fans, most of who are still basking in the euphoria of our victory over Abia Comets in Aba last Sunday,”
” We are not underrating any team, including Osun United but I can say boldly say that with what we have on ground, Osun United will have no place to hide come Sunday”, said 3SC captain, Waheed Omololu.
It will be recalled that the two sides met on three occasions last season, twice in the league and once in the Aiteo Cup, with 3SC winning all the three matches in Osogbo, Ibadan and Ado-Ekiti.
Meanwhile, the encounter, which is slated to kick off by 4.pm, will have Chief Adegboyega Taofeek Adegoke (Mogaji of Abose Compound, Oke Gege, Ibadan), a fellow of the Institute of Chattered Accountant of Nigeria (FCA), as the Chairman of the day.
Alhaji Adegoke, who is the Chairman, Adegboyega Adegoke Resource Center and Hotels, is also Director in several Companies.