Lobi vs Sunshine Stars Match Ends Goalless

Lobi vs Sunshine Stars Match Ends Goalless

By Henry Ibya, Makurdi

Lobi Stars FC Sunday, playing home at the Aper Aku Stadium Makurdi, were forced to a goalless draw by visiting Sunshine Stars FC of Akure.

The Dominic Iorfa, boys who dominated the pitch throughout the first and second halfs of the game displaying good football skills could not concede any of their many scoring chances including a penalty awarded them in the 58 minute, leaving fans highly disappointed blaming the Iorfa boys ill luck on the absence of the god of soccer on their side.

Speaking to sports writers at Aper Aku Stadium after the match, coach of Lobi Stars Baba Ganaru, said his boys played very hard but stressed however, that in football, if it is not your luck to win, no matter how hard you play, goals will not come.

The head coach who appealed to fans to continue giving the club support, assured that the coaching crew would continue to do their best in the remaining nine matches to avoid the club going into relegation.

” We shall keep on fighting, because we have nine matches to go, and any thing can happen”, Ganaru assured fans.

On his part head coach Sunshine Stars FC of Akure, Emmanuel Deutcsh, acknowledged the determination put up by the Makurdi boys who he noted were trying to overcome relegation, expressed happiness that despite Lobi Stars doggedness, his boys were able to secure a draw which enabled them to share  points, which was exactly what they wanted. 

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