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BOWFT 2021: You Win Some, You Lose Some; Vivian Ikechukwu Shruggs Off the Nightmare Of Super Falcons’ Defeat at Home to South Africa

Oluchi tobex Tobe-Chukwu

Rivers Angels and Super Falcons forward Vivian Ikechukwu was quite reflective and sober as she shrugged off the painful defeat of the Super Falcons to South Africa on home soil for the first time during the recent concluded Aisha Buhari Invitational tournament in Lagos.
” In Football You win some , You lose some but most importantly bouncing back to an emphatic victory in our next game is the most important positive step to take.
My two goals were not enough to make the difference in that all important match but as a game changer, I played my part”.

Vivian Ikechukwu who spoke exclusively to immediately after Rivers Angels defeated Fotress ladies by 4 goals to nil at the UniBen Sports Complex Benin City on match day 1 at the ongoing maiden edition of the Betsy Obaseki women football tournament in Benin Edo State.

Vivian Ikechukwu did not find the back of the net in the match but was very impressive in her displays and earned an assist in the match.

A total of 5 matches were played on Match Day 1 capturing Rolly Angels losing to Heartland Queens, FC Robo thrashing Royal Queens by 5 goals to nil while Confluence Queens held Bayelsa Queens to a goalless draw.

The opening match saw the host team Edo Queens defeating Naija Ratels by 2 goals to one . The match against Kaduna Queens and Sunshine Queens was postponed to Wednesday.


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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