–On three-week training tour ahead of new season
Nigeria Premier League side, Sunshine Stars International will embark on a three-week training tour of Spain even as the League Management Company, LMC, organizers of the domestic football league confirmed March 7 as 2014/2015 season’s kick off date.
Complete Sports checks reveal that 30 players will make the trip on Saturday February 14, 2015 through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.
Sunshine Stars recently signed a foreign coach, Paul Asworth, who will as well oversee other clubs under the control of Ondo State Football Agency, ODSFA.
“All the 30 players we intend to use to prosecute the coming season will make the trip”, an official of the club confirmed.
“We’ve secured all the visas, including those of the officials and technical crew members and backroom staff. While in Spain, we’ll play several friendly games within the three weeks”, the official said.
Sunshine Stars have completed the signing of several quality players to bolster the team ahead the coming season.