FC Robo Queens Are Flying Officers Cup Champions; Osun Babes Clinches Bronze

Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership side, FC Robo Queens have emerged as the Champions of the 2021 Flying Officers Cup, Africa’s biggest Women Pre-Season Championship, after earning a 1-0 win over 2019 Champions, Edo Queens in the final game at Area 10 Sports Complex, Abuja.

The club which is making its debut at the tournament won the keenly contested game deservedly.

The solitary goal of the game came in the 26th minute through Opeyemi Ajakaiye wonderful goal from about 33 yards which was the first goal conceded by Edo Queens in the tournament.

In the second half of the game, Edo Queens searched for the equalizing goal.

FC Robo Queens on the other hand tried to double its lead in the 60th minute but her effort went wide as they hold on to clinch the title.

FC Robo Queens coach, Emmanuel Orobosa Osahon became the third manager to win the Flying Officers Cup after Gabriel Adejor (Edo Queens) and Moses Aduku (Bayelsa Queens).

Earlier on, Osun Babes FC defeated Confluence Queens 9-8 on penalties.

Abisola Abiona missed her spot-kick for Osun Babes while the duo of Hauwa Abdullahi and Oliver Jenifer missed their penalties for Confluence Queens.

Osun Babe’s defender, Kemi Abiodun converted the final penalty kick to win the third-place match for the Omoluabi Queens.

Young Player of the Tournament – Rukayat Shobowale (FC Robo Queens)

The goal of the Tournament– Adaobi Okah vs Sunshine Queens (Quarterfinal)

Goalkeeper of the Tournament – Obidinma Nkiruka (Edo Queens)

Highest Goal Scorer – Ibinabo George will (Confluence Queens)

Fair Play Award – Naija Ratels FC

Most Entertaining Team – Ghana Police FC

Most Valuable Player of the Tournament – Taiwo Lawal (FC Robo Queens)

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