Sunshine Stars’ Recent League Form Excites Ogbeide

Sunshine StarsSunshine Stars Techinical Adviser, Solomon Ogbeide, wants his side to continue a push for a continental ticket in the Nigeria Professional Football League.

The Akure club side beat Nasarawa United 3-0 in a rescheduled game at the Akure Township Stadium.

Okiki Afolabi converted a 34th-minute penalty to put the Owena Waves in front before Samad Kadiri made in 2-0 in the 51st minute.

Afolabi completed his brace in the 59th minute to complete a comprehensive win for the hosts.

Sunshine Stars, who have now gone seven games unbeaten, are 12th on the NPFL table while Nasarawa United are 16th.

Meanwhile, Enyimba’s defender Chinedu Udoji, has described the defending champions’ 1-1 draw against Heartland in the oriental derby as a fair game.

The two-time African champions, remain in 19th place on the NPFL standings with 13 points from nine matches.

Enyimba took the lead after 27 minutes through striker Peter Onyekachi while former Enyimba star Ifeanyi Onuigbo got the equaliser in the 31st minute.

NPFL: Enyimba, Heartland Match Ends 1-1

NPFL-Enyimba FC-Heartland FCThe Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) match between Enyimba FC and Heartland FC has ended in a 1-1 draw.

According to players from both team, they played their heart out and luckily, the game ended in a draw and promised to do better in the next outing.

The match played at Umuahia Township in Abia State had supporters from both clubs cheering their team up.

Speaking during a pep talk with Enyimba FC before the match, Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, commended their effort and resilience so far.

He promised that all their entitlements would be settled soon, expressing optimism that the team would make the state proud in the CAF competition.