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3SC Confirms Attack On Ikhana

Posted: Jun 24, 2015 at 12:16 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

•  Culprits To be Prosecuted-Team

By Steve Oma-Ofozor –  Lagos 


The management of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan has admitted the attack on Enyimba technical adviser, Kadiri Ikhana, after Week 13 goalless draw at Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan.

An official of 3SC, Jubril Arowolo, confirmed the off-the-pitch attack on Ikhana after thorough investigation and promised to fish out the culprit for deserving punishment.

“We have confirmed the attack on Ikhana by disgruntled element.

“This was after a thorough investigation and concerted efforts are ongoing to apprehend the culprit(s).

“The person(s) will be immediately handed over to the police for prosecution. This is aimed at deterring and discouraging any would-be future attack(s).

“We wondered what could have prompted the assault on Ikhana with the friendly way the visitors were applauded on arrival and after the game.

“We want to submit that the attack must have been sponsored by person(s) bent on bringing the name of the club into disrepute.

“We have reached out to the Enyimba to express our displeasure with what happened as well as assured that no effort will be spared toward arresting the offender(s).

“Enyimba has been helpful in our effort to identify the person(s) involved, both clubs are brothers and we will stop at nothing to protect the long standing and healthy relationships,” Arowolo said.

Reports had it that the former Super Falcons coach was attacked by yet to be identified men who were aggrieved the game ended goalless.