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Super Falcons’ Glory Ogbonna and Vivian Ikechukwu Face Narrow Loss in Turkcell Women’s Football Super League Encounter

In a spirited contest at the Ülker Stadium FB Şükrü Saracoğlu Sports Complex, the home ground of Fernerbahce, Besiktas United Payment featuring Super Falcons defender Glory Ogbonna and striker Vivian Ikechukwu, endured a hard-fought battle that ended in a 3-2 defeat.

The match saw an intense first half, with the duo of Glory Ogbonna and Vivian Ikechukwu giving their all alongside their Besiktas teammates.

However, despite goals from Esra Manya and Donjeta Halilaj, Besiktas fell short and left the field with a 3-2 defeat.

Currently positioned in the 5th spot in the Turkcell Women’s Football Super League Standings, Besiktas United Payment has accumulated 20 points from 11 games. The loss puts them 10 points behind the league leaders, Galatasaray women’s team.

Reflecting on the match, Glory Ogbonna, taking to her Twitter page, expressed gratitude for an injury-free game while acknowledging the team’s determination.

The focus is now on regrouping and intensifying efforts as Besiktas United Payment prepares for their next challenge.

In the upcoming matchday 12 encounter, they will be facing Hakkarigücüspor at home, aiming to bounce back with a convincing performance in the Turkcell Women’s Football Super League.


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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