Shooting Stars, Beyond Limit clash in ValueJet pre-season final
Shooting Stars will battle Beyond Limits in the final of the ValueJet pre-season tournament.
The Shooting Stars thrashed the Remo Stars 3-0 in the second semi-final encounter.
Beyond Limits, a Nigeria National League side, defeated Kwara United 4-3 on penalties after playing out a 2-2 draw in regulation time.
The coach Gbenga Ogunbote-led side played out a goalless draw against the academy side during their opening match of the tournament.
The final of the competition will be held on Thursday, August 10, at the Remo Stars Stadium.
The winner of the competition will get a cash prize of N2 million.
Junior returns to Shooting Stars
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Shooting Stars unveil three new signings, promote goalkeeper
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