Coach Baba Ganaru Reveals The Secret Behind His Team’s Professionalism This Season


The chief Coach of Lobi Stars, Baba Ganaru has said his players are disciplined, determined and dedicated because they are well motivated by the management led by Chief Dominic Iorfa.

Baba Ganaru stated this after his team defeated visiting Sunshine Stars of Akure 1-0 in MD 5 fixture of the IMC/NPFL Abridged league in Jos.

The Coach lamented the missed chances but appreciated the fact that they got the maximum 3pts.He further stated that the game was a difficult one for them.

“the game was a difficult one to be sincere, we dominated the play, lost many chances but only at the tail end that the pressure on the Sunshine defence earned us a late penalty which we converted to give us the maximum points”

In his reaction, Sunshine Stars Coach, Edith Agoye commended the level of the game as all their game plans worked except for the late penalty conceded.

“we neuralised all the arsenals they deployed and reduced all their advantages to disadvantages.We wanted to open them up in the 2nd half, but it was unfortunate that we lost”

The former 3sc striker, further said the game was a good one that his team should have taken something to consolidate their position on the table, to improve the confidence of the players who strive daily in order to get points,that they needed to be psyched now after this loss.

On his own, the goal scorer and tormentor -in-chief of Sunshine Stars, Joseph Atule, expressed delight in the goal from the spot kick which earned his team the 1-0 victory. He promised to keep scoring so as to emerge the highest goal scorer at the end of the season.

Other results in the MD 5 matches are :

Nassarawa united 1-2 Plateau united

Remo stars 1-0 Enyimba fc

Kwara united 1-1 Akwa united

El-kanemi 0-1Insurance

Gombe united 2-1 shooting stars

Abia warriors 1-0 Niger tornadoes

Bayelse united 1-1 Doma united

Rivers united 2-0 Wikki Tourist

Ranger 1-0 Dakkada

Lobi stars 0-0 Sunshine stars.

Credit: Nathaniel Mobolade.


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