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EFCC FC emerged 2019 FCT FA Cup Winner



EFCC FC emerged 2019 FCT FA Cup Winner

Joel Ajayi

EFCC Football Club of Abuja on Sunday emerged the winner of 2019 FA Cup cup after beating the Setraco FC one goal to nothing.

The final match played at the Area 3 Pitch in  federal Capital Territory witnessed by a sizeable crowd ended 1-0 at regulation time in favour of Magu Boys.

Both sides played very well with few chances created in first half of the encounter as it was a cagey affairs which produced less talking points.

The second half came up with a lot of chances from both sides but they could not convert them until 78th when Setraco player Keneth Oghogho who was on yellow card criticise the referee decision that led to second yellow card which made it impossible for him to stay on the pitch, a  situation that gave EFCC edged.

In the 80th minutes the deadlock was broken as EFCC put more presure on the 10-man Setraco team and a low rebounce shot from EFCC Captain Icha Emmanuel gave Economic Financial and Crime Commission team 1-0 lead.

10-man Streaco team raised the bar of their game pressed for an equalizer but could not get it until the end of the game.

Earlier, in the women category, the VERAGOLD Amazon defeated Capital City Dove 2-1 to crowned the winner of this year’s edition.

Meanwhile, the EFCC and Setraco football clubs will represent the country’s  Capital City in the National AIETO cup.

While VERAGOLD Amazon and Capital City Dove clubs will played in the 2019 AIET

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2022 Ote4Wealth Football Tournament: Kebbi, Rivers, Ebonyi, Anambra Record Victories On Matchday 2



Advance FC of Kebbi State defeated Nuwalege FC of Cross River 4-1 on penalties to advance to next stage of the maiden edition of Ote4Wealth Football Tournament holding I. Abuja.

Playing the first match of the day on Saturday, both teams needed the lottery of penalty shootout to determine the winner after a scoreless regulation time.

In the second match, Golden Stars of Rivers State defeated Sports Dreams 3-0 to progress to the next stage. 

The 3rd match of the day, a South-East derby between Lazio FC of Enugu and New Heaven FC of Ebonyi State ended 0-1 in favour of the latter.

Jay One FA of Anambra State  also relied on penalty shootout to overcome Royal Stars of Kogi state 4-3 in the 4th match of the day after recording a goalless draw at full time
The Ote4Wealth Football Tournament holding at the Water FC Stadium, Apo Abuja is in in honour of Diamond Jubilee celebration of Nigeria’s foremost philanthropist and Business mogul, Femi Otedola Femi Otedola who clocked 60 on November 4. 

Results Of Matches so far:
Advance FC 4-1 (pen) Nuwalege FC
Golden Stars 3-0 Sports Dreams
Lazio FC 0-1 New Heaven
Jay One 4-3 (pen)  Royal Stars 
Oduduwa FC of Ondo State Vs Prime Stars Abuja

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