Lobi Stars management have said that the Gold Cup pre-season tourney has exposed it team’s strength and weakness to the coaching crew as they get set for the commencement of 2016/17 Nigeria Professional Football League on December 18, 2016.
This is the second time the ‘Food Basket’ team is taking part in the prestigious league club tourney which is banked rolled by Distinguished Senator of the Federal Republic, Senator Dr. Abdulfatai Buhari.
According to the club’s tweet via its social media platform, @LobiStarsFC after qualifying to the semi-finals read: “The decision to play @GoldCupTourney has made massive impact on @LobiStars. We salute the organizers of the championship.”
‘Ageless’David Tyakase gave Lobi Stars Semi-finals tickets as they shared the spoils with Crown FC in a highly soak tensed game which brought the best out of the Godwin Koko Uwa side.
Recall last season after their semi-final exit from the Gold Cup tourney, Lobi Stars of Makurdi got the season of a flying start when they pipped a Kadiri Ikhana Shooting Stars of Ibadan at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba.
Kingsley Eduwo winning and only goal of the game handed Lobi their first 3points of the season.