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Swedish Football : Former Chykap Product Tayo Saliu Shines As FBK Balkan Wins District Master Cup.

Oluchi tobex tobe-Chukwu.

Former Chykap Football Club of Lagos Player Tayo Saliu Junior played a vital role in the success story of Balkan as they went ahead in winning the District Master Cup in the club history.

Tayo enmassed a total of 5 goals, 2 assists , a player of the match award and earned a valuable penalty for Balkan in the 5 matches prior to the final game against Ariana Football Club.

The final match against Ariana Football club in the much publicised District Master Cup for Skanen Region lived up to its billings.

Ariana Football Club in the elite division of the Swedish Football lost through the lottery of penalties to FBK Balkan that plays in the second division.

The match ended 1 -1 after 120 minutes with Balkan winning by 11 goals to 10 after penalty kicks.

Tayo speaking with immediately after the match
” I am happy and satisfied that I played a major role in my team’ success.
Being a winner of the District Master Cup in our region qualifies my team for the FA Cup which itself is a good platform to show Sweden the quality of a our club and a chance to play in the Europa league” . Tayo expressed joyfully.


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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