NPFL: Coach Gbenga Ogunbote promises to tackle team’s scoring challenge

Gbenga Ogunbote the manager of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) has vowed to address his team’s lack of goal-scoring.

The Ibadan-based team struggled with a goalless draw against Sporting Lagos in a pre-season friendly match at the Lekan Salami Stadium on Sunday,

NPFL: Coach Gbenga Ogunbote promises to tackle team’s scoring challenge
Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC)

Ogunbote acknowledged that his team’s inability to convert chances into goals was a pressing issue.

“This is one of our pre-season games, which ended in a goalless draw. We will analyze the positives and make necessary corrections.

“We created numerous chances during the game but failed to convert any of them, except for one that was disallowed,” Ogunbote said.

While expressing concern about the lack of goals, the former Rangers International manager remained optimistic about the team’s upcoming campaign in the 2023/24 season, emphasizing their readiness to perform at their best.

Despite the draw, Ogunbote praised the club’s supporters for turning up to watch the match, even at an inconvenient time. He assured them that the team would strive not to let them down.

“It’s heartening to see a significant turnout of our fans. We have a substantial fan base, and we promise not to disappoint them.

“Their presence here, despite the goalless draw, reflects their satisfaction with the team’s performance,” he added.

Ogunbote has track record with clubs in the Nigerian professional league, and has coached a number of teams including Sunshine Stars, Lobi Stars, and Remo Stars.