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BOWFT23: Edo Queens lock horns with Remo Stars Ladies again in semi-finals of Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tourney

28 Oct 2023


Bayelsa Queens FC in face-off against Delta Queens FC

In what sports enthusiasts described as a renewed rivalry, Edo Queens will on Monday play against the Remo Stars Ladies in the opening semi-final game of the third edition of the Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament (BOWFT).

The match which is scheduled to hold at the Western Boys Mini Stadia in Ikpoba-Okha LGA of Edo State will kick-off by 4pm.

At the group stage, in a breathtaking encounter, Edo Queens FC secured a 2-1 victory over Ogun State-based Remo Stars Ladies with the deciding goal recorded through a penalty kick at the 90th minute of the game.

In the quarter-final encounter, new entrants to Nigeria Women’s Football League (NWFL), Remo Stars Ladies defeated the defending champions of the BOWFT, FC Robo Queens 3-1 to secure the semi-final ticket.

In the second game of semi-finals, Bayelsa Queens FC will face-off with Delta Queens FC at the UNIBEN Sports Complex in Benin City by 4pm.

Winners of tomorrow semi-final games in the BOWFT will play the finals of the tournament on Wednesday, November 1st at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City.

Over twenty-three wives of governors and former governors will attend the finals of the tournament which will hold alongside the closing ceremony of the competition.

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