Former Dakkada FC striker Edidiong Ezekiel continued his fine start to life at Remo Stars with a goal in the Sky Blues 3-1 win over 3SC at the ongoing ValueJet Pre-season tournament.
In the game on Monday August 29, 2022 , 3SC capitalised on a defensive mix up to take an early lead at the Remo Stars Stadium, Ikenne .
Remo Stars equalized through Adams Olamilekan who converted a spot kick after Edidiong Ezekiel was brought down in the box . Both teams went into the break level with scores 1-1 .
In the second half, Edidiong Ezekiel bagged his second goal in Remo Stars colors to put the Sky Blues in front .
The forward broke free on the counter , threaded a through ball to a teammate whose shot was saved by the 3SC goalie.
The rebound fell into his path and he laid a pass for another teammate to sting the goalkepeers palm with a shot . Another gracious rebound to Edidiong Ezekiel was met with a bullet shot that graced the roof of the net to put Remo Stars 2-1 up .
Aniekeme Okon added a third from the spot to seal a 3-1 win for Coach Daniel Ogunmudede’s men and send 3SC out of the maiden edition of the ValueJet Pre-season tournament .
Remo Stars will take on Vandrezzer FC in the final group game of the competition on Tuesday 30th August 2022 by 4pm.
Edidiong Ezekiel scored his first Remo Stars goal last week in the Friendly win over Djeffa FC of Benin Republic at the Port Novo stadium in Benin Republic .
Remo Stars Sports Club participation in the ongoing ValueJet Pre-season tournament is part of preparations for the CAF Confederation Cup first preliminary round tie vs ASFAR FC of Morroco in September 2022.
Other Nigerian representatives in CAF club competitions this year Rivers United, Plateau United and Kwara United are also participating at the ValueJet Pre-season tournament in Ikenne , Ogun State .