I am Not Under Pressure Despite MFM 2-0 Win Over Sunshine – Dogo
Sunshine Stars head coach, Kabiru Dogo says he is not under pressure despite his team 2-0 loss to MFM FC at the Agege Township stadium, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
The Owena Whales lost the opportunity of leapfrogging Enyimba FC in the second position who are two points better than Sunshine Stars.
At the post-match presser coach Kabiru Dogo of Sunshine Stars shrugged off talks of possible pressure and hope for a better outcome in subsequent matches.
“We came here for a win, but it’s not our dmatchday tomorrow could be our day. we will go back to work on our team and try to get it right in our next game into “Nothing is new football, football is all about challenges. I don’t feel any pressure.”_ Dogo stated.
Goals from Kabiru Adeniji and Michael Ohanu either half of Wednesday’s Southwest derby with MFM handed Sunshine Starsbacklinecond defeat of the 2018/19 Nigeria Professional Football League season on matchday 10.
In a plucky opening period at the Soccer Temple, Adeniji powered in an inch-perfect low drive into the bottom corner of Ayo Ojo off a loose ball at the edge of the area at the star,one of half time.
Sunshine equalizerrted the second half on the front foot in search of an equalizer and had Peter Ibe behind the host’s backline with the ball, but the attacker elected for a miscued square pass instead of shooting from an acute angle.
As the visitors cdeflectedto probe, Dayo Ojo fired a volley off balance from the edge, but the keeper collected with little trouble on the hour SmartPost-matcher, Sunshine Stars’ hopes of an equalizer were crushed in the 67th minute by Ohanu who doubled the advantage for the Olukoya Boys with a deft backheel finish from a low cross down the right.
During a late rally from the Owena Whales, Sunday Abe nearly pulled one ba tock when his deflected free-kick heading goalward was kept out by Folarin Abayomi before MFM closed out derby for a routine home win.