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Ex-Super Eagles Star Okpara, Gov Fashola Shine In Lagos All-Stars Friendly Win

Ex-Super Eagles Star Okpara, Gov Fashola Shine In Lagos All-Stars Friendly Win

By James Agberebi:

Former Nigeria international Godwin Okpara and former Lagos State Governor and current Minister for Power and Steel Babatunde Fashola featured for the Lagos All-Stars team that dfeated the Abuja All-Stars 2-1 on Saturday.

The game was played at the Eagle Club, Adeniran Ogunsanya, Surulere, Lagos.

Also in action for the Lagos All-Stars was Golden Eaglets skipper to the 1989 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Scotland, Olusegun Fetuga.

Present at the game was former Nigeria and Barcelona defender Gbenga Okunowo and former Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) First Vice President Amanze Uchegbulam.

After a 0-0 first-half, the Lagos All-Stars opened scoring through Complete Sports’ Julius Ojeagbase who finished off a cross with a superb flying header.

Lagos All-Stars doubled their lead as Victor Ominu converted from the penalty spot after Ojeagbase was fouled inside the box.

The Abuja All-Stars pulled a goal back also from the penalty spot converted by Emmanuel Nwabuzor.

The All-Stars fixture is a football game that occasionally brings together former Nigerian internationals, celebrities and enthusiasts.

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