Sunshine Stars depart for Egypt, promise good result

Sunshine Stars

Sunshine face a herculean task against Al-Ahly in Egypt.


The Head Coach of Sunshine Stars FC of Akure, Gbenga Ogunbote, on Thursday, assured that his team would not disappoint Nigerians in the CAF Champions League second leg match against Al-Ahly SC of Cairo.

Ogunbote said this in a telephone interview, shortly before the team departed Akure for the match scheduled for Sunday in Cairo, Egypt.

“We will make sure we get a good result from Cairo.

“We will not disappoint Nigerians because of the faith they have in us. We will qualify for the final of the tournament,” he said.

The skipper of the team, Godfrey Oboabona, said that the team’s spirit was high and the players would go all out against their opponent on Sunday.

Oboabona noted that the team was injury free which he said would be a boost ahead of the clash.

“The team is injury free and we are all available for the encounter.

“We will go all out against Al-Ahly and will not disappoint Nigerians,” he said.

Sunshine stars departed the country, on Thursday, for Cairo ahead of the second leg of the CAF Champions league semi-final match. The first leg ended 3-3 in Ijebu Ode.

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