Ahead of Sunday’s matchday seven fixture against Niger Tornadoes of Minna, the General Manager of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) Dimeji Lawal, has charged the players to approach the game like wounded Lions and go for a convincing win.
Addressing the players after Friday’s training session at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Kabongo, as the ex International is fondly called, drummed it to the ears of the players, the importance of not only winning but winning well come Sunday.
“We disappointed our supporters and fans with the 0-3 loss to Remo Stars on Wednesday. The most annoying thing was that we had the game under control, but we simply allowed them to have an easy win.
“On Sunday, we have no option than to return to winning ways and to make our people happy again, because, having seen what we have done, they already believe we have what it takes to deliver.
“Without mincing words , you are a crop of good players that the domestic league can boast of, and as a team, I can beat my chest that we are very solid. All we need to do is to take care of those little deficiencies”,he added.
Speaking further, the former Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles player, challenged the players to approach every game with strong character and mentality, urging then to always stick to the instructions and game plan of the coach Gbenga Ogunbote led technical crew.
Reminding the players of the high expectation of the government, people of Oyo State and teeming fans from the team this season, the former Super Eagles’ winger, reiterated the commitment of the Honourable Babatunde Olaniyan Akoro led management to their welfare.