Sunday, 4 October 2015

Salami hat-trick dims Sunshine Stars



Gbolahan Salami scored a treble to help Warri Wolves beat Sunshine Stars 3-0 and cut to three points Enyimba’s lead at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table on Saturday.

Wolves are now second on the league table with 55 points from 32 matches, while Sunshine Stars dropped to third place with 53 points.
Enyimba, who are guests of regional rivals Heartland on Sunday, remain top of the pile on 58 points.
After a number of misses, Salami broke the deadlock in the 42nd minute, when he turned in Joseph Osadiaye’s pass.
He doubled Wolves lead with his second goal of the game in the 52nd minute.
The Nigeria international completed his hat-trick with in the 90th minute.
He has now scored 13 goals.
The former 3SC forward fired wide in the fifth minute from inside the 18-yard area after Stanley Dimgba’s pass.
Five minutes later, Stanley Dimgba’s again sent a cross for Salami, who couldn’t meet it.
In the 13th minute, Salami fired over the bar from a very promising position.
Both sides had chances to score in the second half but Sunshine goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa for one denied the home team on several occasions

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