Sunshine Stars coach Solomon Ogbeide has applauded his players for securing a slim 1-0 victory over Rivers United in a Nigeria Premier League game played on Saturday in Akure.
Dele Olorundare produced a moment of magic, four minutes before half time, to shoot Sunshine Stars past Rivers United in a fiercely-fought encounter.
The implications of securing maximum points was not lost on the Sunshine Stars head coach, Solomon Ogbeide who lavished words of praise on the vanquished opponents.
“We played a very good side. They are tactically very disciplined but we are also a very good side.
“They are where they are today on the log not by fluke but proved that they deserve to be there but we are also a very good side,” Ogbeide told River United Media.
The victory now ensure Sunshine Stars move up one place to sixth with 39 points from 25 matches.