Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Premiership side, FC Robo Queens have emerged as the Champions of the 2021 Flying Officers Cup, Africa’s biggest Women Pre-Season Championship, after earning a 1-0 win over 2019 Champions, Edo Queens in the final game at Area 10 Sports Complex, Abuja.
The club which is making its debut at the tournament won the keenly contested game deservedly.
The solitary goal of the game came in the 26th minute through Opeyemi Ajakaiye wonderful goal from about 33 yards which was the first goal conceded by Edo Queens in the tournament.
In the second half of the game, Edo Queens searched for the equalizing goal.
FC Robo Queens on the other hand tried to double its lead in the 60th minute but her effort went wide as they hold on to clinch the title.
FC Robo Queens coach, Emmanuel Orobosa Osahon became the third manager to win the Flying Officers Cup after Gabriel Adejor (Edo Queens) and Moses Aduku (Bayelsa Queens).
Earlier on, Osun Babes FC defeated Confluence Queens 9-8 on penalties.
Abisola Abiona missed her spot kick for Osun Babes while the duo of Hauwa Abdullahi and Oliver Jenifer missed their penalties for Confluence Queens.
Osun Babes defender, Kemi Abiodun converted the final penalty kick to win the third place match for the Omoluabi Queens..
Rukayat Shobowale (FC Robo Queens) – Young Player of the Tournament
Adaobi Okah vs Sunshine Queens (Quarter final) – Goal of the Tournament
Obidinma Nkiruka (Edo Queens) – Goalkeeper of the Tournament
Ibinabo Georgewill (Confluence Queens) –
Highest Goal Scorer
Naija Ratels FC – Fair Play Award
Ghana Police FC – Most Entertaining Team
Taiwo Lawal (FC Robo Queens) – Most Valuable Player of the Tournament