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Betsy Obaseki Football Tournament 2022: All You Need to Know Enroute Quarter-Finals

It has been an intriguing and interesting tournament so far and the Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament 2022 is down to the final eight. Who will prevail? Which players hold the key for their club? Here’s the top things to know ahead of the Quarter-finals.

After 12 (Twelve) games and 48 (Forty-eight) goals, the 2022 Edition of the Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament has been whittled down to the last eight teams.

The wheat has been separated from the chaff, which left the likes of Royaltoms International FC, Bravehearts Ladies, Osun Babes & Fortress Ladies subjected to early exit, with only the top two from each groups advancing.

The Quarter final encounters will be played on Monday, the 12th of September at two venues, the University Of Benin Football Pitch and Western Boys Football Pitch, Benin.

Here’s what you need to know about each about each upcoming Quarter-final at the Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament, including players to watch out for in every team.

Nasarawa Amazons Vs Naija Ratels| UNIBEN Sports Complex| 10am.

These are two familiar foes, who have met a couple of times in the last few months, with Nasarawa Amazons having an advantage over the Abuja based side.

Dooshima Tarnum rested against Bravehearts Ladies after scoring the only goal against FC Robo Queens would be a player to watch, Amarachi Okoronkwo, Hembafen Ayatsea, Kesiana Ojiyovwi are other player the club will be depending on. Naija Ratels have a young squad with Paulina Ali, Motunrayo Ezekiel, Paulina Orshio and others.

Edo Queens Vs Heartland Queens| UNIBEN Sports Complex| 1pm

Moses Aduku was former Coach of Heartland Queens. The experienced gaffer spent sometime in the Dan Anyiam Stadium, before moving to Bayelsa Queens, where he won some trophies. Yetunde Fajobi, Yemisi Samuel, Joy Jerry who just joined from Bayelsa Queens, Suliyat Abideen and a host of others will be hoping to help their team scale through, while Heartland Queens Coach Obi Ogbala will be depending on their fantastic Goalkeeper Uchechi Onyechere, forwards Victoria Bassey, Chinanka Chiwendu and Ezinne Nwokocha.

Confluence Queens Vs FC Robo Queens| Western Boys Football Pitch| 10am

Two sides with very promising prospects. FC Robo Queens got to the Semi-Final last year and would be hoping to go past that stage this year. Osahon Emmanuel have Taiwo Lawal, Shukurat Oladipo, Folashade Ijamilusi to depend on, while Bashiru Liadi on the other hand will be relying on the likes of Saidat Adebiyi, Titilayo Abdullah, Amaka Isigwe, Esther Ossai and others.

Delta Queens Vs Royal Queens| Western Boys Football Pitch| 1pm.

The well known rivalry between these two teams will continue in the Quarter-finals of the Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament.

Delta Queens won a game, same as Royal Queens in the group stage. Peace Abbey, Mercy Omokwo, Chinansa Agoh are players Delta Queens will be depending on, while Royal Queens have the likes of Favor Ijeje, Ayomide Arowokeye, Valentina Uroko and Azeezat Obadun..


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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