The Oluyole Warriors have stated that they would serve out the punishment meted out to them by the Disciplinary Committee of the football houseShooting Stars Sports Club will not be appealing the three-match closed door ban and other sanctions imposed on the club, a top official of the club has disclosed to Goal.
3SC were asked to play their next three home matches under lock and key from their teeming fans after they were charged with assaulting match officials during their home draw against Kwara United on match day 20 on July 3.
The Oluyole Warriors' team manager Ajibade Babalade and inspirational midfielder, Philip Asuquo were both handed six-game bans while two undisclosed members of the supporters club were also banned from attending 3SC and other football related activities indefinitely.
Media officer Jubril Arowolo informed Goal that the club has accepted in good faith the decision of the Disciplinary Committee and that they have learnt their lessons and won't allow a repeat of the action that culminated into the match ban again.
"What are we to do? We are going to appeal the decision of the Disciplinary Committee. We shall use the ban to do a review of ourselves and try to take the positive side of the ban to come back stronger.
"The Oyo State FA, our supporters and the affected player and officials must have also learnt their lessons too. We shall not allow that deter us at all as we aim to improve from our latest position on the league table. We are not going to allow that to dampen our morale at all," Arowolo told Goal.
3SC are 15th on the league table with 26 points from 21 games and they host ninth-placed Dolphins of Port Harcourt at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba on Sunday in an NPFL Week 22 contest.