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Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament 2022 : FC Robo Queens Cruises to the Final ; Set For Edo Queens.

FC Robo Queens saw off Delta Queens 4-1 in the second Semi-final of the 2022 Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament to book a date on with Edo Queens on Friday’s final.

Gift Monday opened scoring early on, in the 5th minute, after receiving a low cross from Taiwo Lawal. The ‘Lagos Landladies’ doubled their lead three minutes later, as Fehintola Mabakonje unintentionally got the ball into her own net.

Chinansa Agoh reduced Delta Queens goal deficit after she was slotted in a loose ball in 26th minute.

Taiwo Lawal in the 68th minute scored her 7th goal of the Competition with a beautiful header inside her opponent’s half. The last go of the game was scored by midfielder Rukayat Oladiti in the 81st minute.

In the first Semi-Final of the day, Joy Jerry sealed victory for Edo Queens, as her last penalty shootout ensured the ‘Obaseki Ladies’ got to their first ever final of the Betsy ‘Obaseki Cup.

The pulsating encounter ended goalless, as the Benin based side failed to capitalize on numerous chances in the encounter.

Nasarawa Amazons goalkeeper Chukwu Uchenna made alot of breath-taking saves to deny Edo Queens from scoring.

Nasarawa Amazons also had their few goalscoring chances in the game, but their opponent’s defence was good enough to hold on.

The final game between Edo Queens & FC Robo Queens will hold on Friday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin by 5pm. While the third place match between Nasarawa Amazons & Delta Queens will hold at the Western Boys Football Pitch, Benin by 10am.


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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