19 Goals, Records Setting Kemi, 5-Star Monday Gift Highlights Day 2 of Betsy Obaseki tournament


Actions on day two of the ongoing Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament was sorounded by another rounds of goals galore, display of skills, fans excitement, passion, referees professionalism and records settings in the Nigerian women football sphere.

At the Western Boys High school center, records were set in the match involving FC Robo when a 10-year-old FC Robo player, Kemi Adegbuyi was sent into the frays of action by Coach Osahon in the second half of the match her team won by five goals to nothing, all scored by Super Falcons goals goddess, Monday Gift in condemning Fortress Ladies to their second defeats where they have conceded 9 goals without scoring one. Kemi Adegbuyi is officially the youngest female football player in a competitive.

AITEO cup champions, Bayelsa Queens came back to winning ways after their disappointing barren draw with Confluence Queens in match day 1. It took the ‘Restoration Girls’ just three minutes into the match at the Uniben sports complex, to open the floodgates of more goals to come after Chinyere Igoamitu put her team ahead with a clinical finish. on the 17th minute, Sunday Juliet, on a Tuesday, received a through ball on the edge of the box, caught her breath, dressed her ball and she calmly slotted home the second.

Nine minutes later, Joseph Miracle was found by another killer pass from the middle of the pack, she beat the offside trap, wrapped the goalkeeper and to the back of the net, she deposited her team’s third. The first goal scorer, Chinyere Igoamitu came to the party for her second with a roof tearing shot that the Kaduna Queens goalkeeper had no response to before Super Falcons invitee, Celine Ottah added another goal, this time, a world class rocket from a tight angle of the 18 yard box; Kafayat Bashiru, after toiling all day eventually inked her name
In the ‘book of life’ with a low long range shot from the edge of the box to put the icing on the cake for her team as they condemned Kaduna Queens to a heavy defeat.

Naija Ratels were forced to a barren draw by Heartland Queens in the other group A match for the day as they both could not find the back of the net throughout he duration of the match marred by wasteful opportunities.

10 year-old FC Robo player, Kemi Adegbuyi standing with Coordinator of BOWFT coordinator, Mrs Sabina Aimienenogha

Rivers Angels after a very frustrating first half made five impactful substitutions in the second half to get three unreplied goals, courtesy Polinus Ifeoma, Precious Christopher and Edafe Omamuzo on the the 80th, 83rd and 86th minutes respectively to seal a commanding second half victory over their opponents.

Edo Queens made good statement with another commanding four nil victory over Rolly Angels in one of the last match of the day.

Meanwhile, the outstanding match between Kaduna Queens and Sunshine Queens ended in winning way for the Owena babes.

First half goal from Taiye Ajibade and second half goal from substitute, Zozo Chinwendu were the only goals the Owena babes could put into the back of the net out of tens created

Ayoola Adeleke reporting from Benin


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