Gov Makinde Commends 3SC’s Return NPFL

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(Last Updated On: 2021-09-12)

 

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has commended the commitment and resilence of the Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) for securing their promotion to the Nigerian Premier Football League.

Makinde stated that the promotion was in line with his campaign promise to get the club promoted to the elite league within two years of assumption of office

This was contained in a statement by Taiwo Adisa, Makinde’s Chief Press Secretary.

“We are sincerely happy to see our darling team, 3SC back where it belongs; the Nigerian Premier Football League.

“It gladdens my heart that the feat is achieved just a few days after we unveiled the remodelled, world-class Lekan Salami Sport Complex, Adamasingba, Ibadan, the befitting home of the Shooting Stars.

“I rejoice with the good people of Oyo State on this wonderful achievement by our darling team and especially the return of good football to Ibadan.

“Surely, the government of Oyo State will ensure that the players and technical crew are rewarded for bringing us this joyful moment,”Makinde stated.

He added: “As a government, we have made the commitment to transform the sport sector so as to create employment for the teeming youths of the state,”

3SC on Saturday evening, defeated Ekiti United FC 6-0 in the final game of the Super Eight, to wrap up the league as winners of the Group B conference.

The team had earlier defeated Bendel Insurance 2-1 and played 1-1 with Remo Stars FC to scoop a total of seven points to top Group B.

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