By Saheed Afolabi
Shooting Stars head coach, Gbenga Ogunbote says he expected the club to outshine Kano Pillars with more goals.
The Oluyole Warriors needed a slim advantage over Pillars to seal the three points at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan and the 3SC tactician said his players were too anxious in the game when it should have been wrapped up in the first 45 minutes of the game.
“It was a good one for us, it didn’t come that easy, we shouldn’t have expected it to come easier than it did,” Ogunbote told the Press.
“It’s a team that wants a point on the road, if you listen to their coach in his interview before the game, you will realise that he came for at worse a point.
“Unfortunately, we were too much in a hurry, we would have made the difference in the first half, but be it as it may, the important is that the three points are in the bag.”
He has now shifted his focus on getting maximum points away from home to impress the fans and government, fans and employees.
“If you want to make a statement at the end of the season, you must think of winning at away and we will do are best and pray we have what it takes.
“We want to make sure the team finishes on high to ensure that the team is happy, the government is happy, the supporters are happy.”
Shooting Stars are third on the NPFL table with 17 points from nine matches and will trade tackles with Lobi Stars in Lafia on November 26.