NPFL: Remo Stars 1-0 Sunshine Stars
By Femi Atolagbe
Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure yesterday failed to build on the success recorded in the week 17 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) at the Ondo state sport complex in Akure as they slipped to a 1-0 loss against Remo Stars FC.
The week 18 game decided at the gate way Stadium ,Shagamu in Ogun State saw the sky blues taking the lead in the 72 minutes when their efforts at goal off the frame of the post was adjudged to have cross the line , though , Sunshine Stars players protested , but the goal stands as the referee pointed to the center for a restart .
Efforts from the Owena Whales’ duo of Omaka and Ekelojuoti in the 27 and 35 minutes were not enough for the visitors to change the score line in the first half .
The first 45 minutes of the encounter had ended in a barren draw .
Sunshine Stars came out more with zest for goal in the as the second half , unfortunately they were well curtail by their hosts .
The score line remained 1-0 at the end of the 90 minutes . Sunshine Stars next will be at home against Niger Tornadoes on Sunday May 12 .