Update: Sunshine Stars In A Crucial Away Win Over Rivers United + How They Stand | The Precision

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Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure today defeated Rivers United Football Club in a crucial away match played in Portharcourt, Rivers state capital.

 

A goal in the 68th minutes by Thompson Ezekiel ensured that the team returned home with a comfortable 3 point win. The victory is important for the Akure Gunners who are battling relegation after a poor show this season so far.
The away win also saw the Akure-based team climbing up to the 14th position on the log with 30 games played.
The team next match will be against El-Kanemi Football Club at the Dipo Dina Stadium, Ijebu Ode where they currently play their home games having been banished from Akure after their bolsterous behaviour against Plateau United.
Meanwhile, Rivers United has congratulated Sunshine Stars FC for a successful outing today.
In a show of fair play, the Portharcourt-based team in a tweet this evening on their twitter handle and obtained by THE PRECISION, the team congratulated the Akure Gunners for getting the maximum three point at their home ground.
Below is the log after 30 games in the Nigerian Professional Football League.

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