Ahead of the 2019/20 season of the Nigerian National League (NNL), the General Manager of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan, Rasheed Balogun, wants the supporters and fans of the club to close ranks.
3SC are gunning for a shot at the promotion ticket to the NPFL for the third consecutive season and the club’s boss believes unity among all the followers of the club, is vital for the elusive ticket to be secured.
Speaking on the readiness of the team as hostilities in the second tier league commence this weekend, the former Julius Berger top official, said his team was fully ready for the task but appealed to Ibadan soccer lovers to help the club realise its dream.
“Immediately His excellency, Engineer Seyi Makinde gave us the go ahead to continue, we swung into action and we have been working assidiously to present a very solid squad for the season.
” We can’t afford to disappoint the sport loving governor and the good people of Oyo State as well as fans of the club all over the world.
” With what we have on ground, I can beat my chest that we are more than ready but I am, on behalf of the players and the entire team, appealing to our people to please, ,eschew any form of bitterness and hatred and join hands to work for the progress of the team,”
“Some should not be pulling down while others are lifting up, this won’t do the team any good, it is a collective responsibility, Balogun added.