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Rivers Angels to play Inneh Queens

30 November 2012, 09:50

Abuja - Defending champions of the women’s confederations cup, Rivers Angels of Port Harcourt will on Saturday meet Inneh Queens of Edo in the finals of the 2012 edition of the championship.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the two teams emerged from the semi final matches played on Thursday at the FIFA Goal Project, Abuja.

In the first semi final match, Inneh Queens defeated Sunshine Queens of Akure 2-1 to book a ticket at the finals.

Adeboye Yetunde of Inneh opened the scoring chances in the 20th minute when she nettted in the first goal.

Abasi Gladys also of Inneh increased her team’s hope of winning in the 55th minute and Akpa Gladys gave Sunshine Queens a consolatory goal in the 74th minute.

In the second semi final, Rivers Angels walloped Ibom Angels of Akwa Ibom 4-0 to get a chance of defending the title they won in 2011.

The match witnessed a tussle between the two teams which made the first 45 minutes of the game goalless.

Mercy Amanze broke the jinx in the 65th minute after her side missed a penalty awarded in the 49th minute of play.

National team player, Stella Mbachu made it double four minutes later through a penalty kick and Elizabeth Addo heightened the winning chance in the 77th minute when she scored the third goal.

Onyechi Ohadugh sealed the victory with her goal in the 81st minute.

NAN reports that the final which will be preceded by the third place play off will hold on December 1 at the same venue.



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