Shooting Stars Defeat Sunshine Stars in Semi-final, Continue Unbeaten Run in Pre-Season Tournament

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.

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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.

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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⚽)

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5 games, 4 wins, one draw.

Eleven goals scored, 4 conceded.

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