match ends in Akure, Sunshine 1-1 Rangers
Match almost completed in Akure,Rangers trying to keep scoreline, but Penalty..against Rangers…Rangers keeper saved the ball again, he is the hero of this great match in Akure. He saved the penalty again, what a strike, what a save! match ends 1-1.
Rangers keeper, Godwin Ayalogu saves two quick blind shots, Ajani and Auta were firing from all cylinders…1-1, about 10 minutes to full time
72nd Sunshine complete their changes, Ezekiel Henry in for Jude Ebitogwa,
66th Red card for ruthless Chibuzo Madu, got second yellow, deliberately hit Sunshine player
60th We have an average crowd here in Akure,…ooops! Ajani’s volley bounced on the cross bar, into touch
56thGOAAAAAAAAALLLLLL Auta Philip equalises for Sunshine….fans singing..ose ose o, ose o, ose baba. A back breaking header, 1-1
Second half underway, Sunshine skipper slumps in dressing room, taken to hospital, replaced by Odunlami Ebenezer, Medrano tamen also came in for Dayo Ojo, Rangers yet to make a change, still leading in Akure
Half time in Akure, Rangers leading 1-0, fantastic play here, players left the newly refurbished astro turf for their dressing room, we’ll be back for the second half.
42 Rangers playing more like a team today, Sunshine get another corner, but oops! Rangers moved on the counter…ball hit the cross bar…Ohhh
39th minute GOAL! Chinedu Udeagha scores a fantastic goal for Rangers, he dribbled his way and shot the ball with venom, from around 22 meter
38th minRangers almost scored there, great shot from left flank, wonderful save by keeper Henry Ayodele for Sunshine Stars
33rd: Rangers are getting a bit harsh with their tackles around the box, gifting Sunshine free kicks, they may get more cards,
Almost 30 minutes of play in Akure, Sunshine just played their 3rd corner kick, that shows they have more scoring chances, but they are yet to click.0-0
25th minute pressure on Fatai Amoo, coach of Sunshine Stars, feels like entering the pitch with his players…his opponent, Emordi is calm and also on his feet.
22nd minute, Rangers coach, Okey Emordi has a good team just like Sunshine, great game here in Akure
Sunday Emmanuel missed the penalty in the 18th minute…What a miss! Rangers keeper parried the ball into touch…..and…the fans say ..ooohhhhhhhhhh noooooooo
Penalty for Sunshine, Madu handles ball inside box, Rangers keeper, Ayalogu gets a yellow card for leaving his post to the touchline.
7 th Rangers’ Ousmane Sani injured his ankle, return for action, Rangers get first yellow, Ajani brought down,
4th minute, Rangers goalkeeper, Godwin Ayalogu has stopped two feeble shots, Sunshine’s Ajani looking for a goal badly,
2 minutes to go, both teams back from the dressing room, teams greeting their supporters, referees set to go
Sunshine starting 11
1. Henry Ayodele 23
2. Abe Sunday 10
3. Inah Ofem 18
4. Onobi Paul 16
5. Lowu Emmanuel 33
6. Jude Ebitogwa 35
7. Ojo dayo 9
8. Ajani Ibrahim 31
9. Josiah Christian 7
10. Auta Philip 20
11.Emmanuel Sunday 24
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Our online Sports Newspaper is on ground live at the Akure Stadium in Ondo State to bring the game closer to you. A game involving Sunshine Stars and Rangers is a top encounter, so, follow our Managing Editor, Tunde Oyedele who is ready to go.
…30 minutes to go: Players of both teams are out now for their pre-match training. Rangers in their traditional training colours; orange over black, while Sunshine are in the same training colours, but have blue pants on.
21 minutes to go: The referees are sweating already, jogging to keep fit for the crucial match.