Lobi Stars Win Maiden Tico Select/Ekwueme Preseason Tournament


Gbenga Ogunbote began his managerial role at Lobi Stars with a silverware after he came to Enugu, saw and conquered as the maiden edition of the Tico Select/Ekwueme Preseason Football Tournament came to a fitting end Tuesday night at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu with Nigeria Professional Football League side, Lobi Stars lifting the giant trophy following a hard fought 3-1 victory over Inga’s FC, Enugu, Completesports.com.

The chamoion were decided via penalty kicks after both sides settled for a 1-1 draw at regulation time.

Inga’s pulled the most shocking upset of the tournament by edging out NPFL side, Delta Force after a 3-0 defeat of Udala FC in the last group match.

Tico Select is a Polish sportswear manufacturing company. Ifeanyi Ekwueme, a former Super Eagles player, is their Africa representative.

The preseason tournament was designed to prepare the clubs using their kits for the coming season.


Source: Complete Sports