Edo Queens tops Group B with 6 points, qualifies for quarter-finals

8 Sep 2022

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Edo Queens, on Friday, qualified for the quarter-finals of the Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament (BOWFT) after topping Group B with 6 points.

The team secured maximum points so far after defeating Royal Queens with a loan goal.

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The goal from Yemisi Samuel at the 81-minute at Western Boys High School Mini-Stadium in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State, sealed the team’s qualification to the next round.

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In Group C, the match between Naija Ratels and Fortress Ladies at the University of Benin (UNIBEN) Sports Complex, on Friday afternoon, ended 2 – 0 in favour of Naija Ratels. With the win, the team leads Group C with 3 points.

Motunrayo Ezekiel of Naija Ratels opened the score-line in the 20th minute, while Emmanuel Hope added a second goal at the 64th minute to seal the victory.

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Earlier in the day, FC Robo Queens locked horns with Nasarawa Amazons at UNIBEN Sports Complex. Nasarawa Amazons won the match with a loan goal scored by Dooshima Tarnum in the 86th minute.

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The match between Delta Queens and Heartland Queens played at the Western Boys High School Mini-Stadium in Ikpoba-Okha LGA ended 2- 0 in favour of Delta Queens. The two goals were scored by Mercy Omokwo and Chinaza Agor respectively.