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3SC poor form could favour ABS, says Henry Makinwa

The Saraki Boys handler feels the poor situation for Fatai Amoo’s side could help his side’s chance of securing the crucial win in Ibadan ABS head coach Henry Makinwa believes his side faces a great prospect of picking the vital three points against struggling shooting stars at the Lekan Salami Stadium. Seeing their hosts languishing at the bottom of the Nigeria topflight log, the gaffer is confident they could be lucky to secure their first win away this season in Ibadan on Sunday. “We are prepared for the game and after 90 minutes we will see what happens,” Makinwa reviewed. “But...

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NPFL: 3SC mauls Kano Pillars 4-0 in Ibadan

Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan on Sunday thrashed Kano Pillars Football Club by 4-0 in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) match day 33. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 3SC scored first through Ifegwu Ojukwu and Ajani Ibrahim in the 8th and 29th minutes respectively Sunday Adetunji scored a brace in the 48th and 64th minute bringing the tally to four by the home team. Coach Gbenga Ogunbote of 3SC said the result reflected his team’s hard work and preparedness. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Oyo State wins 2016 Copa Coca-Cola

While Friday started like any other day, it proved to be unforgettable for Oyo State’s Asegun Comprehensive High School boys who won the 2016 edition of the intensely competitive Copa Coca-Cola tournament after defeating rival, National Grammar School, Nike, Enugu State, at the national final match played at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos Island. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Oyo SWAN Mourns Stephen Keshi

The Oyo State chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), has joined football lovers across the world in mourning the sudden demise of the former Super Eagles’ Coach, Stephen Keshi. The death of the coach was announced by his brother and manager, Emmanuel Ado, in the early hours of Wednesday. A statement issued and signed by the Chairman of Oyo SWAN, Niyi Alebiosu, expressed sympathy for the family left behind by Keshi, praying that God will grant members fortitude to bear the loss. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Shooting Stars get new board

Shooting Stars get new board

Oyo State Government Tuesday named a three-man board for the Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC). According to a press statement made available to Journalists by 3SC media officer, Jubril Arowolo, disclosed that the board will be headed by Samson Olayiwola Landoro with Mrs Bayo Beckley and Honourable O. Peter. He said they are expected resume immediate by complementing the management of the team to achieve the quest of returning the club to the top flight. The newly appointed chairman was received in the office on Tuesday at the Shooting Stars club house. The news shocked the majority of the fans...

3SC hold Kwara Utd in Ilorin

3SC hold Kwara Utd in Ilorin

By Tunde Liadi 3SC boosted their chances of hitting the Premier League gain at first attempt after a 2-2 draw away to Kwara United. The Oluyole Warriors got the curtain raiser through Samuel Akinbinu but Abubakar Yusuf who joined the Afonja Warriors from city rivals, ABS, got the equaliser and shot his side ahead before the Ibadan side ensured honours are evened with the leveller through Francis Edem. The game was played at the Kwara State Sports Complex, Ilorin and both teams used the tie to measure their preparation for the start of the National League season which kicks off...

Oyo sports commissioner hosts Crown FC

Oyo sports commissioner hosts Crown FC

The Oyo State Commissioner for Youths and Sports development Alhaji Umar Faruq Alao-Arisekola on Wednesday treated Crown football Club family to sumptuous meal at his residence in Ibadan. The Commissioner said his reason to bring the club together on the same table was to boost the morale of the club as the 2013/2014 Glo Nigeria Premier League season begins in two weeks and to assure the team that the Sporting-loving Governor of the State His Excellence Senator Isiaq Abiola Ajimobi is solidly behind the team as the only elite campaigner from the State. Faruq Stated that the Club should be...

Supporters allege plot against 3SC

Supporters allege plot against 3SC

A section of the supporters and fans of the Shooting Stars Sports Club, 3SC, believes the team are victims of injustice following recent rulings by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The Organising and Disciplinary Committee of the NFF on Thursday announced the forfeiture of three points by the Shooting Stars to the home team, Sunshine Stars following a stalemate in a Globacom Premier League match in Akure. “The NFF was not right,’’ said Lere Adeagbo, a fan of the team. “How can the Shooting Stars pay for an abandoned match at an away ground? We accepted NFF’s ruling over what...

Oyo Government, Children’s day and Football celebrations

Oyo Government, Children’s day and Football celebrations

  The final played between Former champion Muslim Grammar School (Kajola Zone) and Asegun Group of School (Ibadan Less City Zone) ended 2 – 0 in favour of Asegun Group of School. The competition which started its quarter finals stage on May 23rd 2013 ended today with its Gold medal won by Asegun Group of Schools, Silver to Muslim Grammar School (Kajola Zone) and bronze to Muslim Grammar School (Irepo Otu). Other notable players in the competition are Ogunniyi Timilehin (Most Valuable Player) -Government College Ibadan- and Adeyemi Salem (Highest goal scorer 4 goal) -Kisi High School-. The Oyo state...