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2021 Aiteo Cup Semi-Final: Rivers Angels Suffer Historic Defeat To Bayelsa Queens

After recording a 5-0 win over Bright Future in the quarter-final of the 2021 Aiteo Cup, Rivers Angels were paid back in their coin as Bayelsa Queens thrashed the 2021 NWFL Premiership Champions 5-0 in the semi-final on Sunday, July 18, 2021.

Four goals in the first half from Efih Peace (2), Anjor Mary, and Juliet Sunday set the pace for Bayelsa Queens’ big win.

Juliet Sunday scored the fifth goal of the game in the 48th minute to take the game out of Rivers Angels’ reach.

Bayelsa Queens goalkeeper, Sandra Chichi saved Maryan Ezenagu’s penalty in the 60th minute to keep her clean sheet.

After consecutive defeats to Rivers Angels in their last two competitive games (1-0 during the regular season and 4-0 during the Super Six), Bayelsa Queens earned their revenge and set up a final meeting with either Edo Queens or FC Robo Queens.

The defeat was Rivers Angels’ heaviest since inception as the Port Harcourt-based side will now focus on their trip to Cote d’Ivoire for the WAFU-B Zonal Qualifiers of CAF Women’s Champions League.

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Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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