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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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Wasiu Alalade eyes ABS’ starting spot

The forward claims there is a good amount of competitiveness in the Saraki Boys squad but ahead of their trip to Ibadan he hopes to secure a place Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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3SC players begin strike over unpaid salaries

Players of Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan on Tuesday stayed off training because of unpaid five months salaries, allowances and match bonuses. Our correspondent, who visited the Lekan Salami Stadium, where the team usually train, observed that although the coaches were around to conduct the session, none of the players turned up, forcing the session to be called off. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Governor Ajimobi promises improved funding for Shooting Stars, Crown FC

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has promised management, players and fans of Shooting Stars and Crown Football Club, that he will inject more funding into the two clubs. Ajimobi announced this during a visit to the Lekan Salami Stadium in Ibadan, where Shooting Stars train. He also said the state government will restructure the clubs and revamp the facilities they use. “They have done very well and we are very encouraged by their exemplary performance,” Ajimobi said, speaking about how the two state-owned clubs have performed in the league. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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I’m a Shooting Stars fan — Pinnick

The president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr Amaju Pinnick, has revealed his passion for Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan, saying he is a fan of the Oluyole warlords. He made this known while speaking with journalists during the Nigeria Professional Football League match day 24 clash at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan, where 3SC settled for a 2-2 draw with FC IfeanyiUbah. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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3SC beat MFM amid fight in first away win

Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan on Sunday defeated Lagos side, MFM FC, 1-0 at the Agege Stadium to secure their first away win of the season in one of the Week 23 matches of the Nigeria Professional Football League. It was the second win for the Ibadan side over the newly-promoted MFM as they ended MFM’s unbeaten run with a 3-1 victory in Ibadan at the start of the season. But the match was marked by crowd trouble as fans invaded the pitch in attempt to beat up match officials. Read More FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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We anticipated a win against Enyimba – Ogunbote

3SC defeated Enyimba 1-0 in the league at the weekend in Ibadan but apparently, it did not come as a surprise to the Boss of Adamasingba, Gbenga Ogunbote, he told footballlive.ng they anticipated the victory. Ibrahim Ajani connected a training ground routine free kick, diving in to head the ball past Moses Ocheje in goal for the league champions. Ogunbote was full of praise for his team and the work put into the win. Despite the win, Shooting Stars are still deep in the relegation battle with 23 points from 21 matches played so far in the League. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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NAIRA BET BOSS TO BUY SHOOTING STARS OF IBADAN

Akin Alabi who is the boss of one of Nigeria’s biggest sports betting brand, NairaBET today took to twitter to announce he is pondering on acquiring Shooting Stars Sports Club, popularly known as 3SC, which is based in the ancient city of Ibadan.  Akin Alabi’s company is one of the club’s current sponsors and he himself is a fan of the club. If he is successful in his bid to acquire the club, he will join the likes of individuals like Ifeanyi Uba who owns football clubs in the country. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

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Fans demand 3SC GM’s resignation

FOLLOWING the dismal performance of the team, fans of troubled Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC), Ibadan, have demanded for the resignation of the club’s general manager, Rasheed Balogun for allegedly mismanaging the club. The fans alleged that for the past three years the players of the Nigeria premier league club do not have contracts, they have been on half pay and are sacked at will. They also claim that only six players are owned by the club with the rest of the squad on loan. These players include; Taofeek Adepoju, Seun Akinyemi, Ibrahim Babalola, Diran Oyelade and Ajani Ibrahim. “Balogun...