Fans Storm Stadium To Watch Super Eagles Legends Okocha, West, Others Reunite Against Governor Makinde's Team

Fans Storm Stadium To Watch Super Eagles Legends Okocha, West, Others Reunite Against Governor Makinde's Team

  • Super Eagles legends, the governor of Oyo state Seyi Makinde, and ex-players of 3SC entertained fans at the Lekan Salami Stadium in Ibadan
  • The Nigerian legends played against a team selected by the current Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde in a novelty match
  • The game ended in a 1-1 draw with Austin Okocha and governor Makinde both scoring from the penalty spot

Fans in Oyo state were treated to something special at the Lekan Salami Stadium, the home ground of Shooting stars football club otherwise known as 3SC in Ibadan as seen on Instagram.

Super Eagles legends played against Governor Seyi Makinde's selected side which had former players of 3SC and the fans were treated to a spectacle.

Fans storm stadium to watch Super Eagles legends Okocha, West, others reunite against Governor Makinde's team
Super Eagles legend played a 1-1 draw with Governor Seyi Makinde's selected side. Photo by @gistaroundyou11
Source: Instagram

The razzmatazz of the exhibition game in Ibadan

The likes of Jay-Jay Okocha, Taribo West, Augustine Eguavoen, Mutiu Adepoju, Peter Rufai, Ike Shorunmu, Segun Odegbami, Friday Ekpo, Dimeji Lawal, and others were all present to grace the occasion.

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Before kick-off, a group of students numbering up to 20 had a short dance performance and ended it with fireworks that lit up the packed crowd at the famous Adamasingba.

The match ended in a 1-1 draw with former Bolton Wanderers midfielder Okocha and governor Makinde getting their names on the score sheet.

One notable thing was that the players wore the current Super Eagles kit while governor Makinde's team were putting on the Shooting Stars colours of blue with a touch of white.

The Super Eagles once played a famous friendly at the Lekan Salami Stadium against Georgia in the build-up to the 1994 World Cup.

Nigeria won the game by 5-1 with the late Rashidi Yekini and Samson Sisasia scoring as well as Mutiu Adepoju and the only goal scored by the Europeans was from the boots of Revaz Arveladze.

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Mr. Jollof knocks Yobo, Eko Hotel management

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Super Eagles officials recently had a scuffle with the management of the Eko Hotel where the Nigerian players are based in Lagos.

In a video posted on social media, the likes of Gernot Rohr's assistant, Joseph Yobo, and other backroom staff were seen arguing with the manager of the hotel about the usage of the gym.

And popular businessman and politician Mr. Jollof has waded into the matter, calling out former Everton defender Yobo and the hotel management.

Iheanacho and Osimhen's threat in the attack

Legit.ng also reported that Kelechi Iheanacho and Victor Osimhen had a formidable partnership in training on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at the Teslim Balogun stadium, Complete Sports, Instagram.

The Super Eagles are getting set for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Liberia in Lagos on Friday, September 3, and travel to play Cape Verde four days later.

A group of 24 players trained collectively for the first time as all is now set for the game against the Lone Stars at the weekend.

Source: Legit Newspaper

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