THE League Management Company has granted the request of Shooting Stars Sports Club for their home matches to be played under floodlight in Ibadan.
According to a letter dated February 23, 2022, which was signed by Salisu Abubakar, the COO of the LMC and addressed to the Secretary, Oyo State Football Association, the league body said it approved the request after due consideration.
“After due considerations, the LMC hereby grants Shooting Stars approval for their home matches to be played at 7pm, with effect from match-day 16 game number 158 3SC v Enugu Rangers”, read the part of the letter.
The LMC however called for special security arrangements for the night matches, especially for security control measures as well as constant power supply at the stadium, to ensure that no game was interrupted.
Meanwhile, as part of measures to ensure hitch-free games, the management of 3SC has fixed the sales of match tickets for each game between 2.30pm and 5.30pm.
According to the new arrangement, fans who fail to buy their tickets within the stipulated time will not be able to watch the games as the arena will be shut at 5.30pm.
In another development, gate fees for the popular side of the Lekan Salami has been reviewed upward, starting from the match-day 16 fixture against Enugu Rangers, scheduled for Wednesday.
fans will pay N500, instead of the old price N200, to watch Shooting’s matches.
However, prices for the VIP and the VIP extensions remain unchanged as fans will still pay N2,000 and N5,000 for the seats.