Goals from Kabiru Adeniji and Michael Ohanu either half of
Wednesdays Southwest derby with MFM handed Sunshine Stars their second defeat
of the 2018/19 Nigeria Professional Football League season on match day 10.
In a plucky opening
period at the
Adeniji powered in an inch-perfect low drive in to the
bottom corner of Ayo Ojo off a lose ball at the edge
the area at the stroke of half time.
Sunshine Stars started
the second half
on the front
foot in search of an equaliser, and had Peter Ibe
behind the hosts back line with the ball, but the
attacker elected for a miscued square pass instead
shooting from an acute angle.
As the visitors continued
Dayo Ojo fired a
volley off balance from the edge, but the keeper
collected with little trouble on the hour mark.
However Sunshine Stars hopes of an equaliser
were crushed in the 67th minute by Ohanu who
doubled the advantage for the Olukoya Boys with a
deft backheel finish from a low cross down the right.
During a late rally from the Owena Whales Sunday
Abe nearly pulled one back when his defelcted free
kick heading goalward was kept out by Folarin
Abayomi before MFM closed out derby for a routine
At the post match presser coach Kabiru Dogo of
Sunshine Stars shrugged off talks of possible
pressure and hope for a better outcome in
_"We came here for a win, but it Is not our day
today, tomorrow could be our day. we will go back
to work on our team and try get it right in our next