Shooting Stars have emerged champions of the inaugural FC Ebedei/ FC Midtjylland Year-End Invitational Tournament after a 3-1 win over Cornerstone FC at the Olubadan Stadium, Ibadan, Oyo State.
The Oluyole Warriors needed a draw to be crowned champions as they had a plus two goals difference ahead Cornerstone FC with both teams on six points each going into the final game.
Shooting Stars however won to remain unbeaten in the three matches they play, scoring 14 goals.
Not minding Shooting Star’s elite status, Cornerstone FC showed they would be stubborn to beat after they took the lead after 18 minutes of play via a strike from Adeleke Olamilekan.
Ifeanyi Ihemekule cut short Cornerstone FC’s joy of going into the locker room with a one-goal advantage when he scored the equalizing goal in added time of the first half.
Shooting Stars then showed class in the second half scoring two goals in the 63rd minute via a fantastic strike from Tosin Olawale and 85th minute through Joshua Akpan after he steered the ball into the bottom corner after beating his marker in the box.
The second final day game between FC Ebedei and Tradesafe FC ended in an 8-goal thriller, as the duo of Inyere James scored a hat-trick while Odekunle Musliu fired a brace to earn the Oliseh Boys their first 3 points.