*Youth and Sports Commissioner delivers second official duty
By Oluwole Francis, Ijebu-Ode
Arakunrin Olurotimi Akeredolu, the Ondo state governor, Sunday led the Sunshine Stars of Akure to demolish FC IFeanyi Ubah of Nnewi at the new home of the Aresenal of Akure, Ijebu-Ode, by a massive 4-0 scoreline in the week 37 match.
The scoreline is the widest for this weekend’s pairing. The Governor was physically present in the match. Also with him was the new Youth and Sports Commissioner, Saka Yusuf Ogunleye who attended the match as his second official engagement. His first was the Akure tennis clinic on Saturday.
Other matches decided for the weekend include Katsina United 3-0 Remo Stars in one of the worst officiating of the seasons according to watchers of the league.
Wikki Tourists defeated Plateau United 1-0; Rivers United defeated Gombe United by 3-0; MFM FC defeated Nasarawa United FC of Lafia by 2-0;
Kano Pillars slammed El-Kanemi Warriors by 2-0; 3SC of Ibadan shocked Akwa United by 1-0; Lobi Stars won Niger Tornadoes by 1-0; ABS FC of Ilorin won by 2-1 while Enugu
Rangers were forced to a 1-1 draw by visiting Enyimba FC of Aba.
Ahmed Otegbeye started the goal rain through a penalty in the 18th minute, Kelechi Ogoh delivered the second and third goals in the 60th and 74th minutes and the fourth goal came in from Tope Orelope in the 86th minute.
Banishment to Ijebu-Ode: Sunshine Stars were ordered to play their subsequent home matches at the Otunba Dipo Dina, Stadium in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.
This directive by the League Management Company comes one week after the unrest that ensused during the week 23 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) in Akure, when Sunshine Stars hosted Plateau United.
FC IfeanyiUbah in road accident: It is not known if the accident involving the club on their way to honour the match did not affect them. Six players of FC Ifeanyi Ubah suffered varying degree of injuries as their team bus was involved in an accident on Friday.
FC Ifeanyi Ubah team bus conveying players and officials were involved in a car accident along Benin/Ore Expressway while on our way to Ijebu Ode.