The chief coach of Sunshine Stars Football Club, Edith Agoye, predicts that as the season goes on, his team will start to score more goals.
Following his team’s 1-0 victory over Yenagoa-based Bayelsa United on Match Day 6 of the 2022/2023 Nigeria Professional Football League, Agoye gave this assurance on Sunday.
Chukwudi Stephen scored for the home team in the fourth minute of the game at the Ondo State Sports Complex in Akure, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
He achieved the goal by directing a cross into the upper right corner.
The result meant Sunshine Stars continued with the trend of having not scored more than a goal in all their matches so far this season.
They drew 1-1 with Doma United, Rivers United and Rangers International on match days 1, 2 and 3, beat Abia Warriors 1-0 and lost 0-1 to Lobi Stars.
Agoye, while reiterating that the maximum three points were very important to his side on Sunday as they had pushed them further up the log, said they were however looking forward.
He urged fans to be patient with the team as he promised goals would soon be coming in numbers .
“We will continue to work hard on the goalscoring aspect. Thank God we are creating goalscoring chances, be it at home and away.
”We will work on our goalscoring and by the time the goals will he coming they will be in numbers,” the coach said.
Speaking also, Bayelsa United’s Head Coach, Dipreye Teibowei, described the game as one of the best matches in the NPFL in recent times in all ramifications, saying “the officiating was superb”.
“I’m impressed with the match in spite of the fact that we lost and going back home with zero point.
”The match was of high standard, and my players were able to show class. We are going to set our eyes on our next match,” he said.
Sunshine Stars are fifth on the log with nine points from six matches, and they will host Niger Tornadoes of Minna in a Match Day 7 fixture. (NAN)