The Shooting Stars Club of Ibadan on Thursday defeated Sunshine Stars three goals to one in the semifinals of the ongoing Optima Energy Gold Cup Pre-season tournament.
The pre-final match held at FC Ebedei Stadium, Sagamu at 3:00 P.M.
The Oluyole Warriors opened the tab with a goal in the 20th minute by Abdallah Hussein. The opponents equalised with a goal in the 43rd minute from a penalty.
Shooting Stars restored their lead position in the 66th minute of the match with a neat goal by Anthony Okachi.
A penalty kick by Joshua Akpan in the 93rd minute brought the score to 3-1.
With this win, the Oluyole Warriors extend their unbeaten run to 5 games in the tournament and are now going to face the 2021 champion of the tournament, Remo Stars Sports Club in the final.
The final will be played on Saturday, 1st October at 3 pm at the Remo Stars Stadium in Ogun State.
Statistics so far
3SC 4-1 Beyond Limits (Isaac Afolabi ⚽, Joshua Akpan⚽⚽⚽)
3SC 2-0 Gombe United (Samuel Ayanrinde⚽⚽)
3SC 2-1 FC Ebedei (Olaitan Olabode⚽, Joshua Akpan⚽)
3SC 1-1 Sporting Lagos (Anthony Okachi⚽)
3SC 3-1 Sunshine Stars
(Anthony Okachi ⚽, Abdallah Hussein⚽, Joshua Akpan⚽)
5 games, 4 wins, one draw.
Eleven goals scored, 4 conceded.