Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan on Sunday emerged the winners of 2019 Oyo State AITEO Cup.
3SC defeat Crown FC of Ogbomoso 1-0 in this year final played at the Lekan Salami Stadium Popularly known as “ADAMASINGBA” in Ibadan where both team entertain the fans.
3SC playmaker, Ayobami Junior became the match hero again, scoring the only goal in the 25th minute of the well contested encounter decided at the Lekan Salami Stadium.
Crown tried occasional to take the game to the Stars but the defence line of Abbey Benson, Nurudeen Amodu, Taiwo Muritala and captain Omololu gave a solid coverage for goalkeeper Lucky Jimoh.
Ayobami eventually found his way though in the 25th minute, as his low drive beat Crown’s goalie for the only goal of the encounter.
Shooting Stars had few chances to score more goals but were unlucky to hit the target.
The first half ended 1-0 in 3SC’s favour.
The ugly moment of the game occurred midway into the second half when 3SC left back, Nurudeen Amodu was elbowed in the head, going down badly in the process.
The timely intervention of medics brought the situation under control as he was treated and eventually taking out.
He was replaced by Ogundimu Mutiu.
The Oluyole Warriors responded with last minutes efforts to add to their slim lead but it was not to be till the referee brought proceedings to an end at the end of the three minutes added.