2018 Phantom Football Cup: Showstoppers FC secures final ticket
…as team’s captain welcomes a baby
Showstoppers Football Club became the first team, to secured the final ticket, after five one drubbing over lousy opponent Stargang FC, 5-1 at the Semi-final, of the ongoing Phantom Football Cup in Maitama, Abuja.
The Showstoppers midfielder, Mohammed Tayyib (shaggy)Opened the goal scoring accounts for his team with a superb free kick, from a very difficult angle on the field of play.
showstoppers continued with their style of play, where the gentle giant, ‘Shaggy’ doubled lead for the former. As the first half tempo increases, showstoppers box to box striker, Valentine Dakolo, (Val) activated his scoring mood, opening his own goal accounts, in the competition. however, the unorganized opponent ( Stargang fc) responded with a goal from their energetic Right full back , just before the half time recess.
In the second half, the Showstoppers showed no mercy with their obnoxious display, increasing the first half results to four one, this time, it was Valentine Dakolo who registered a brace on his name.
The team in their bad manners of wining away from home, compounded the woes of the host side, (Stargang FC) with yet a 3rd goal from an unassuming, Showstooper’s striker, Valentine Dakolol, (Val) setting record of first hat-trick, of the ongoing Phantom football cup, tourney.
in a chat with the Showstoppers creative, purposeful, Midfielder, Udoka obidike Cum assistant captain, shed more lights on their motivation, towards the victory over Stubborn, Stargang fc.
According to him, we understand the significance, of this weekend encounter, having lost two one when we hosted stargang FC
“Our fans can attest to the fact that ill luck, was the reason we narrowly lost to the former.
“Of cause this reversed fixture away from home is our only lifeline, couple with the fact that captain fantastic, (Chimdi Anyama)Who was unavoidably absent in our opening match, returned back to full fitness, with a new baby. so we decided to give his baby a lovely, memorable welcome.” Udoka reveled
it would be recalled that Showstoppers, cancelled the home defeat to stargang fc, at the match day one. a five one thrashing in the reversed fixture, at the home ground of ‘Cocksure’ Stargang fc gave showstoppers a place in the final of 2018 Phantom football cup, taking place at solid foundation international school, Abuja.