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Maracana Soccer Fiesta: Ajegunle United Beat Smart City 2-0, To Set Up Final Date With Kwara United.

Smart City Football Club on Thursday lost 2-0 to Ajegunle United FC in their final game of the group stages.

Smart City came into the game with high expectations, but, however, their hopes was dashed, by Ajegunle United, who edged them 2-0 to end their run in the tournament.

Speaking after the game, Smart City coach, Gafari Mohammed, said, he is not happy about the result, as he feels the scoreline didn’t justify how good they played in the game.

“It’s not the kind of result, we expected, we played a good game, but we didn’t take our chances and we paid for it” He said.

“Our opponents, were not really spectacular, but they took their chances and I give kudos to them for the victory” He added.

“This tournament is a good one, we have learnt some things from it, we will go back home and continue our preparations towards the new season” He concluded.

Meanwhile, the final, of the Maracana Football Fiesta, comes up on Friday, and Kwara United will take on Ajegunle United in the grande final.

While Remo Stars, will clash with Eagles Wings FC in the third place match.

The Tournament is a brain child of the chairman of Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government, Hon. Fatai Ayoola Adekunle, in support of the political pursuit of Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu and His Excellency the Governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu.


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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