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NWFL Super 6: Lagos State backs FC Robo for the Super 6 crown

Oluchi tobex Tobe-Chukwu.

The Executive Governor Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has extended financial support to the State’s only representative, FC Robo Queens, at the ongoing Nigerian Women Football League (NWFL) Super 6.

The Director General of Lagos State Sports Commission, Oluwatoyin Gafaar disclosed in interview during the halftime break of the match between FC Robo Queens and Sunshine Queens, that Lagos State is proud of the team hence, the Governor of the State have decided to support them financially.

“We are proud of what they have been doing and we will continue to support them. The State Government have also decided to support them and that’s why we are here.

“There is a direct instruction from Mr Governor to us at Sport Commission to give FC Robo of Lagos State maximum support.

“Financially, the State Government is also supporting them handsomely, handsomely I said and this has shown that our Governor is a Sports loving Governor. He is always ready to assist, reward excellence and performance,”Oluwatoyin Gafaar said.

FC Robo Queens have played four games at the ongoing 2020 Nigeria Women Football League Super Six and gathered seven points. They won two matches, drew one and lost one.

They will be up against second placed Delta Queens on Sunday in their last match of the competition at the Dipo Dina Township Stadium, Ijebu-Ode.


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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