NNL: Shooting Stars sublimes Prime 2-0
Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan on Saturday evening defeated Prime Football Club 2-0 in a keenly contested ‘Two Brothers Derby’.
The match leaves-up to the expectation of the sumptuous crowd that witnessed the match at the Lekan Salami Stadium Adamasingba, Ibadan.
The first half although was a low key opening to the game, and it was the homers who had the first chance in the 20th minute when Timothy Idogbe, beat an offside trap to fire a close range shot that was saved by Prime goalkeeper, Chidiebere James.
The game looked destined to end in a draw after the first stanza ended goalless with Prime dictating the pace of the game, before 3SC substitute striker, Chijoke Joseph, capitalized on a 60th minute defensive blunder to fire a low shot into the net to send the Oluyole Warriors supporters into wide jubilation.
Prime responded immediately with fireworks on 3SC goalkeeper, Issah Danladi, who was forced to make great saves that denied the Omoluabi Giants a goal. Sanni Mohammed scored a corner goal to make it 2-0 for 3SC in the added time.