In what promises to be a thrilling South West Derby, Remo Stars and Shooting Stars are set to clash at the Ikenne Stadium this Wednesday in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
The anticipation for this encounter is building, with both teams coming into the match with impressive records, making it a must-watch fixture.
Remo Stars’ Determination:
Remo Stars, led by Coach Daniel Ogunmodede, have their sights set on securing a crucial victory in this South West Derby.
Coach Daniel emphasizes the importance of avoiding early mistakes, as they believe it can impact their confidence throughout the league.
The team is coming off a home victory against Sporting Lagos and has shown consistency with three wins and just one defeat in the current season.
The Sky Blue Stars have a strong historical record against Shooting Stars, remaining unbeaten in their last six meetings with two wins and four draws.
The Kogi Stars have been a dominant force at their home ground, remaining unbeaten in 18 of their recent home games.
Shooting Stars’ Aspiration:
On the other side, Shooting Stars are in solid form this season and currently hold the second position in the league table.
With three wins and only one defeat so far, they are eager to add another win to their tally, specifically in the South West Derby.
They have also been impressive in terms of goal-scoring, having scored seven goals in their last five matches.
However, it’s worth noting that Shooting Stars have struggled in their recent away matches, failing to score in the last two.
This away match presents a challenge they’ll need to overcome.
The clash between these two teams is characterized by Remo Stars’ historical dominance and home advantage, contrasting with Shooting Stars’ strong form this season.
The battle for supremacy in this South West Derby promises to be intense, with both sides aiming to secure a crucial victory.
Key Match Stats:
Remo Stars have been prolific in front of goal, scoring 7 goals in their last 5 matches.
Remo Stars have a strong historical record against Shooting Stars, with no losses in their last 6 meetings, accumulating two wins and four draws.
Remo Stars have a remarkable unbeaten streak in 18 of their recent home games.
Shooting Stars have also scored 7 goals in their last 5 matches.
However, Shooting Stars have faced difficulties in their recent away matches, failing to score in their last 2.
Shooting Stars are currently ranked 2nd in the league when playing at home this season.
With both teams having their strengths and weaknesses, the South West Derby between Remo Stars and Shooting Stars is poised to be an exciting one you can’t afford to miss.