Lagos - FC IfeanyiUbah, the self –styled Anambra Warriors,
emerged the winners of the 2016 men’s Federation Cup competition after a 5-4
penalty shoot –out defeat of Nasarawa United at the Teslim Balogun Stadium,
Both teams battled to a 0-0 draw in regulation time at the
In the shoot –out, Seun Sogbeso, whose goal from the penalty
spot steered Nasarawa United to the final at the expense of Enyimba FC in
Ibadan, saw his tame kick saved by Warriors’ goalkeeper Uche Okafor to hand the
trophy to the boys from Nnewi.
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In the women’s final, Rafiat Sule put Bayelsa Queens ahead
but Rivers Angels equalized through a well –taken free kick by Osinachi Ohale.
The Angels won the shoot –out 5-3 to emerge champions.
Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr were among the
dignitaries that watched Sunday’s showpiece.
that Nasarawa United FC chairman, Barrister Isaac Danladi boasted on Thursday
that his Solid Miners will be too strong for FC IfeanyiUbah when both teams
clash in the Federation Cup final.
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