Sunshine Stars of Akure has been issued a 48 hours ultimatum to explain why a player, Akiroyeje Olumide Ayodeji, will not be declared a free agent.
Chief Dele Ajayi, Chairman, Ondo State Football Association, has urged Sunshine Stars FC of Akure to win all their matches in the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League.
Olukokun edged former winner, Sikiru Alimi of Sunshine Stars, to clinch the Match Day 21 award, which comes with a cash reward of N150,000.
Alimi in the contest emerged the last man standing, shaking off tough challenge from Chijioke Alakwe of FC IfeanyiUbah and Kano Pillars, Alassan Ibrahim
The state’s Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development, Saka Yusuf-Ogunleye, told newsmen in Akure that Udi was still a staff of a government parastatal in charge of the club.
The Owena Whales thought they had clinched a place in the grand finale when Franklin Sasere scored to make it 2-1, meaning they would go through on the away goals’ rule. But Super Eagles’ midfielder Ifeanyi Ifeanyi netted a third that took…
The return fixtures are scheduled for Wednesday
The club’s Chairman, Chuma Ubah, who described the incident as pathetic and excruciating, said the team was coming out of the trauma.
In the women’s competition, in which the first ball will be kicked on Wednesday, the match between Premier League teams FC Robo Queens and Delta Queens of Asaba at the Legacy Pitch of National Stadium, Lagos, headlines the Round of 32.
The Akure-based side, who were eager to make up for the shock 1-0 defeat to Nasarawa United at home on Sunday, put up a gusty display from the start of the tie, though United were slightly the dominant side during the early exchanges that…
“Mathematical’ Segun Odegbami, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria said that the situation was sad
Eguavoen made the disclosure in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria
The matches were played on Wednesday