Abiodun's Cup:3SC, Remo Stars Kick -start Preparation For NPFL With Victories - EDU-BIZNEWS


Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Abiodun's Cup:3SC, Remo Stars Kick -start Preparation For NPFL With Victories

Newly promoted Shooting Stars of Ibadan and Remo Stars of Ikenne-Remo on Tuesday kick-start their preparation for the top flight Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL with victories in their respective opening matches, at the ongoing Governor Dapo Abiodun's Cup pre-season tournament at the Dipo Dina Stadium International Stadium in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State

Malomo Ayodeji's 47th minute lone strike against Kwara United of Ilorin, gave the Oluyole Warriors a good start for the defence of their title in the Competition. 

Also Remo Stars recorded  a 2-0 win over Ottasolo FC, with goals from Tolulope Ojo and Seun Ogunribide in the 70th and 90th minutes respectively 

The match between MFM FC of Lagos  and Niger Tornadoes ended in a draw 

Tornadoes were denied the three points in the encounter, after a last minute goal line clearance by Chinonso Michael

In another match decided, Gateway United lost 1-2 to Ijebu United in an entertaining local derby which produced three goals within the first half of the encounter.

Remo Stars coach, Gbenga Ogunbote  commended the qualities of his team after their 2-0 win over Ottasolo FC. 

“We have talented, quality, and young players, we are working to make a big statement in the season. We are a work in progress. The tournament has high quality and it offers a good opportunity to continue working with the team”. 

The tournament sponsored by Bet9ja and Value Jet is an initiative of Otunba Tade Azeez, President Nigeria Referees Association 

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