The Shootings stars of Ibadan continued with their touch and go streak when they took on Giwa FC, a team being coached by former Shootings Stars coach, Segun Ogunbote. The Oluyole warriors have been alternating between winning and losing with all their wins coming at the Lekan Salami Stadium and this time around it was no different edging out visiting Giwa FC by two goals to one. The 3SC took an early lead when Izu Joseph headed home a corner kick by Seun Akinyemi in the second minute of the game.

Joseph Izu celebrating after his header gave Shooting the lead

The second half of the game had no talking point of note until Aminu Mbai was sent off the pitch after picking up a second yellow card. The Oluyole warriors took advantage of the man-deficit and Kabiru Umar doubled the score line on the 87th minute. However, Giwa FC grabbed a consolation cortesy of Isiaka Olawale but it was little too late. 
Speaking after the match, the Head Coach of 3SC Kadhiri Ikhana said he was happy that at his players' response to their two defeats.

 

FT Stats
Shooting Stars 2-1 Giwa FC
Fouls: 16-14
Shots: 11-9
Corner Kicks: 6-3
Yellow Cards: 1-0
Substitutions: 3-3
Red Cards: 0-1
Offside:2-3


Shooting Stars XI
1. Fabiyi Emmanuel
27. Seun Akinyemi
26. Promise Ebiaku
22. Moses James
24. Izu Joseph
13. Sodiq Suraj
6. Wasiu Jimoh
14. Olukokun Najeem
20. Tunde Bright
25. Tope Orelope
35. Paul Nanso

Reserves
21. Afeso Attah
16. Jimoh Ismael
5. Gege Soriola
18. Joseph Nathaniel
10. Ajani Ibrahim
11. Bazuaye Daddy
7. Kabir Umar

Giwa FC XI
12. Olorunleke Ojo
26. Aminu Mbai
8. Mutiu Adegoke
21. Adewale Mohammed
5. Akide Ibrahim
35. Jimmy James Ambrose
17. Omotayo Adebogun
13. Saleh Mohammed
22. David Sunday
24. Moses Oritoke
15. Salau Ibrahim

Reserves
23. Achimugwu Friday
29. Shittu Lawal
4. Alexander Christopher
18. Hassan Abubakar
20. Isiaka Olawale
14. Mubarak Said
2. Abel Bobby

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