Commissioner Congratulates Sunshine Stars Over President Federation Cup victory

Ondo State Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Saka Yusuf-Ogunleye has congratulated the entire crew of Sunshine Stars and the good people of Ondo State over the qualification of Sunshine Stars to the next round of the President Federation Cup.

Sunshine Stars defeated Plateau United 3-2 via penalty shootout after playing 1-1 in regulation time in a match played in Abuja on Wednesday.

The result means that Sunshine Stars have qualified for the round of 16 of the competition.

Yusuf-Ogunleye said he had told the players not to be intimidated by the position of their opponent on the log of the league before the team departed Akure.

“I told them that their April Salary is ready and they should give us the match to prepare for Sunday’s match against Bendel Insurance. I want to thank Mr Governor for believing in us and his continuing support for the team despite our position in the league.

“To our teeming supporters, continue to keep faith with your darling team as we battle to get out of relegation and now we move to the next round of the FA Cup defeating the highly rated Plateau United. What God can not do does not exist,” he said.

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