...Robo FC spanks Heartland 3-1 as tourney reaches Day 4
The Edo Queens FC, on Thursday, continued their impressive unbeaten run in the third edition of the Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament (BOWFT), securing a 2-1 victory over Ogun State-based Remo Stars Ladies at the UNIBEN Sports Complex, Benin City, the Edo State capital.
Remo Stars Ladies kicked off the game in a formidable manner, as Arubo Oluwaseyi netted an early goal in the 15th minute, propelling them to a 1-0 lead over Edo Queens. However, Edo Queens' Abideen Suliat swiftly responded with an equalizer in the 41st minute just before the halftime whistle.
During the second half of the match, Edo Queens intensified their offensive against the Ogun State-based team with a persistence that later paid off with a penalty kick, which was expertly converted by Suliat Abideen in the 90th minute of the game.
Esther Moses of Edo Queens was recognized as the Most Valuable Player of the match.
Addressing journalists after the match, the Edo State First Lady, Mrs. Betsy Obaseki expressed satisfaction with the quality of play by both teams.
Abideen Suliat, the scorer of Edo Queens’ two goals, exuded confidence as she expressed her belief that her team would win the championship.
In the second game of Match Day 4 held at the UNIBEN Sports Complex in Benin City, FC Robo of Lagos emerged victorious with a 3-1 scoreline against Heartland Ladies FC of Owerri.
Striker of Edo Queens FC dribbled past players of Remo Stars Ladies, during Match Day 4 game, at the third edition of the Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament at the UNIBEN Sports Complex, Benin City, on Thursday, October 26, 2023.
Edo State First Lady, Mrs. Betsy Obaseki (right) presenting a souvenir to Edo Queens FC player, Abideen Suliat as the Most Valuable Player of the match, after Edo Queens match against Remo Stars Ladies, in Match Day 4, at the third edition of the Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament at the UNIBEN Sports Complex, Benin City, on Thursday, October 26, 2023.