Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) return to winning ways as goals from Tolulope Ojo and a spot kick from Andy Okpe gave them a 2-0 win over Katsina United.
Head Coach of Remo Stars, Gbenga Ogunbote made seven changes to the side that lost to Lobi Stars in Makurdi on Monday evening.
Abdullahi Oyedele grabbed an opportunity to put the Sky Blue Stars in front, but he couldn’t convert.
Qudus Akanni break from his marker to find space upfront, he sent a cool pass to Ewelike Edozie but his attempt was weak enough to give the Sky Blue Stars the l
Tolulope Ojo with a good opportunity to put the Sky Blue Stars in front as he connected well to a pass from Isah Ali, he took at once but Daouda Kassaly parried to give the host a corner kick.
Qudus Akanni located Abdulrasheed Awoyemi upfront, he sent in a cross to Andy Okpe who nod at goal before Tolulope Ojo directed the ball over the bar.
The Sky Blue Stars went in front after Qudus Akanni’s cross when past everybody before Ewelike Edozie picked it up to send in a cross and his attempt hit the woodwork before he converted at the second opportunity.
At the commencement of the second half, Ewelike Edozie got the opportunity to double the lead for the host but his attempt hit the woodwork and went out of play.
The Sky Blue Stars continued to mount pressure on the visitors with different attempts but the woodwork saved majority of the chances for the Changi Boys.
Andy Okpe doubled the lead for the host in the 72nd minute after Ifegwu Ojukwu was hacked inside the visitors box, and he beautifully converted to increase the tally for the host.
The visitors continued to find a goal to reduce the deficit but Boubacar Talatou’s attempt flew over the bar to give the Sky Blue Stars the maximum points to return to third on the log.
Next for the Sky Blue Stars is an away game to the Giant Elephants on Wednesday at the Enyimba Township Stadium in Aba.