TOP Management staff, coaches, players and some members of supporters club of Shooting Stars Sports. Club (3SC) are set to hold an interactive meeting the Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde and some members of the state cabinet.
The meeting, it was gathered was scheduled by Governor Makinde to chart a way forward for the club.
Other members of the state cabinet at the meeting include: Chief of Staff, Chief Bisi Ilaka, Secretary to the State Government, Mrs Olubanwo Adeosun and Head of Service, Mrs Alolade Agboola.
The state-owned football club was led to the executive chamber, Governor’s office by the acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youths and Sport, Mrs Olubisi Adegoke, acting General Manager, Oyo state sports council, Mr Gboyega Makinde and Football Association chairman, Oyo State, Oba James Odeniran, General Manager, Mr Rasheed Balogun and Team Manager, Dimeji Lawal.
At the meeting on Wednesday, Makinde promisesd adequate Funding and pledged to provide adequate motivations, and all it requires to make shooting stars sport club (3SC) a success in Nigerian football.
While explaining that 3SC has become a generational club with challenges that are surmountable, the Governor noted that he would do all within his power, even if it requires miracle for the club to get promoted.
Governor Makinde also stressed that he would not mix sport administration with politics and promised to give necessary attention to the club, adding that a Special Assistant from his office would be appointed to oversee 3SC and Crown FC.
Earlier in her remarks, the leader of the delegation who is also Ag Permanent Secretary, ministry of youth and sport, Mrs Olubisi Adegoke and the chairman Oyo state football association, Oba James Adeniran identified lack of policy direction or enabling laws in coordinating affairs of the club as a major challenge and suggested partial privatisation of the club as well as rebranding.
In their various comments while taking responsibilities for the last defeat of the club in Asaba, team manager Dimeji Lawal, general manager Rashidi Balogun, team coach Edith Agoye promised to do their best in repositioning the club for optimal performance while appealing for constant funding and necessary support