Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) have lost for the third time this season in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) as Lobi Stars defeat them 1-0 at the Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi.
Coach Gbenga Ogunbote made six (6) changes to his side that lost narrowly at home to former champions of the NPFL, Akwa United.
The host started brilliantly with an early attack from kick-off as Ifeanyi Ogba’s attempt flipped wide.
Lobi Stars continued to push pressure in the early stages as Adams Olamilekan took a free kick that went inches over the bar.
The host has another attempt from Nwabari Stanley’s long throw, it went Chinonso Okonkwo’s way and Junior Nduka put his legs to it to rescue the Sky Bkue Stars.
Isah Ali had a better opportunity to put the Sky Blue Stars ahead but his attempt went inches wide.
Lobi Stars finally go ahead after Gabriel Wassa beautifully convert a swift pass from the man in his shirt.
Academy graduate, Ibrahim Yusuf tried to put us on leve terms but Nwabari Stanley was firm enough to deny the Sky Blue Stars.
Qudus Akanni does brilliantly with the ball, he dribbled his marker to find his space upfront, but he has been infringed, Isah Ali takes the freekick and it went over the bar.
The introduction of Sunday Williams and Adedayo made a big impact as Sunday Williams deflected off play and the Sky Blue Stars have a corner.
Akanni Qudus continued to display beautifully as he dribbled past his marker but it went straight into the hands of Nwabari Stanley.
Sunday Williams and Stanley Omorom combined well to locate Ibrahim Yusuf, he couldn’t find space upfront but it looked too much for Stanley Okorom.
The search for an equaliser came and Junior Nduka’s double attempts on goal went over the bar.
Next for Remo Stars is a clash at the Remo Stars stadium against Katsina United