Shooting Stars are now just three points off qualification places for the Super 6 playoff.
Shooting Stars have continued their unbeaten run as the regular season of the 2023 Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) season gravitates towards its last set of matches.
The Ibadan club on Sunday, defeated visiting Gombe United 3-0 at the Lekan Salami Stadium in their Week 15 game, taking their points haul to 21 - just three points off qualification places for the Super 6 playoff.
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The Promise Keepers currently sit in third place in Group A with 23 points gained, after 14 matches.
Shooting Stars 3-0 Gombe: As it happened
Shooting Stars midfielder Taofeek Malomo wrapped up a drab first half by opening the scoring for the Oluyole Warriors in the 41st minute, and the hosts ensued they continued on such good note in the second half.
Just two minutes into the second half, they doubled their lead as Godwin Alao put the ball in the back of the net, to the delight of the home fans.
Shooting Stars while Douglas Achiv then made it three through with a stunning flying header in the 67th minute with the club Ibadan recording its biggest win of the season.
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The Benin Arsenals have now extended their lead at the top of the Group A table by 7 points.
Remo Stars, Enyimba give Bendel Insurance advantage
Meanwhile in Aba, Group A leaders Bendel Insurance gained yet another advantage in the quest for passage to the Super 6 playoff after Enyimba and visiting Remo Stars played out a 1-1 draw at the Enyimba Stadium in Aba.
Remo Stars drew the first blood in Aba as Phillip Odubia headed home a good cross from Sodiq Ismail in the 43rd minute for his first goal for the club before Chijioke Mbaoma leveled with a late goal for the Elephants to seal a point.
The result see the two-time African champions maintain a six point gap between themselves and leaders Bendel Insurance in Group A, while Remo Stars sit in 4th and a pointbehind Enyimba.