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December 6, 2023

Ogunbote shrugs off Insurance loss, focuses on Gombe United tie

By Femi Atolagbe


Shooting Stars Club (3SC) Technical Adviser, Gbenga Ogunbote has disclosed that he has shrugged off his side 2-0 loss to Bendel Insurance in the match day two of the Nigerian Premier League Football NPFL.

3SC lost the match to Bendel Insurance, despite dominating proceedings in the encounter.

The former Lobi Stars and Rangers International of Enugu handler, said he had already put the game behind him and was already looking forward to the next game.

“This game had been played, won and lost, we take the positives from the game and be better in the next game.

The Oracle, as the gaffer is fondly called, expressed satisfaction with the performance of his players in the encounter, even as he exonerated them of any blame for the loss .

“We played well all through the game. Sometimes, there are things that can be irritating, the players are human beings.

“As far as I am concerned, all I want to say is, we will take the positives from the game, we have lost the game, we have lost it, there is nothing anybody can do about it,” the tactician stated.

When asked to comment on officiating of the game, the ex Sunshine Stars of Akure coach said; “As journalists, I expect that when you watch a game, you should be able to have an independent report as regards officiating. That’s why you are here”.

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