How Wasiu Jimoh’s hat-trick gave Shooting Stars victory over MFM FC in Ibadan
Oluyole Warriors, Shooting Stars Football Club of Ibadan this evening at the main bowl of the Lekan Salami Stadium Adamasingba Ibadan earned their first three points against debutants, MFM Football Club, in Saturday’s only Nigerian Premier Football League game
Within 36 minutes, Wasiu Jimoh scored his hat trick and consign MFM FC to their first defeat of the season at the Adamsingba Stadium in Ibadan on Saturday afternoon as Shooting Stars earned their first three points. Shooting Stars shook off early laxity following their opening day 1-0 defeat at home to Lobi Stars. Perhaps Goal.com reported that it was the fact that they were fresher than their visitors due to the postponement of their midweek game against Enyimba, the hosts took advantage and shone like a million glittering stars.
While MFM were expected to present a huge challenge, they looked mostly jaded and could not create the needed chances to score.
However, it was all Jimoh’s day as he claimed an important three goals in front of the vociferous Sooting fans.
His goals came in the fourth, 19th and 36th minutes as he left goalkeeper Emmanuel Fabiyi jaded.
MFM would hope to reorganise themselves after this sudden fall from grace when they take on Sunshine Stars in Agege on Wednesday.