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Shooting Stars To Restructure Ahead of NNL Season

Shooting stars sports club is set to restructure and prepare for life in the Nigerian National League (NNL) which is the second tier of league football in the country having been relegated at the end of the 2016/2017 league season after a three years spell which for large part has been laced with relegation dog fight.

The restructuring within the team setup has begun within twenty players been axed and twenty being retained. Prominent among the retained twenty are club captain Seun Akinyemi, defender Alaba Osawe and goalkeepers Adamu Abubakar and Michael Uweru.


Notable departure includes former Sunshine Stars midfielder Moses James, former Sharks FC goalkeeper Charles Tambe and former Warri Wolves attacker Abu Azeez who were all affected by the club’s restructuring.

There are uncertainties about the coaching crew and backroom staff and coaching crew as the future of head coach Fatai Amao hangs in the balance.

Below is a list of retained players

Abubakar Adamu
Michael Uweru
Kayode Bankole
Seun Akinyemi
Alaba Osawe
Waheed Omololu
Opeyemi Adetoyi
Oginni Olatubosun
Ayobami Abiodun Jnr
Shile Ibrahim
Sunday Faleye
Jide Apena
Abayomi Adebayo
Rafiu Wasiu
Taiwo Shittu
Isiaq Rafiu
Ajani Ibrahim
Kunle Olukokun
Bode Daniel
Sherrif Sanda


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Oluwaseyi is a graduate of History and International Relations from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife. He is a social critic and he does writing as a past time favourite hobby. Having grown up in Ibadan, he has decided to join Ibadan Insider in order to document the rich history of the pacesetter state, as well as showcase its potentials to the outside world. He is a sports afficiaonado and he has always bared his mind on issues in that field through writing and analytical arguments on air via different sports shows on radio in Ibadan. He features on R2Football on R2Radio, Matchday Live on Petals FM and the PL show on Naija FM

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