Edo queens

The defending Champions of the women category of the Edo State Federation Cup Edo Queens Football Club of Benin, retained the prestigious Cup after whitewashing Fortress Ladies 8-0 in a game that attracted hundreds of football pundits across the State.

Edo Queens have now been crowned Edo champions with the 2023 FA cup glory form inception to date.

The NWFL club side expectedly lived up to the expectation against their Amateur opponent Fortress Ladies who could not pose any threat to the defending champions.

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Bashiru Kafayat opened scoring for Edo Queens in the 13th minute of play. Yemisi Samuel scored a hattrick (17) (22) (40) minutes before Kafayat Bashiru got a brace to make it 5-0 before half time.

As the second half resumed, Alice Ogebe increased the tally for Edo Queens in the 47th minutes. Sulehat Aberdeen later scored twice (68), (77) minutes to complete the routes.

The Nigerian Women Football League NWFL Group B leaders Edo Queens and Fortress Ladies will be representing Edo state at the National level of the Federation cup.

Edo Queens are getting ready for Week 10 of the NWFL tie against Confluence Queens FC of Lakoja who will be hosting the Red- hot Benin ladies next week Wednesday, the 22nd of March 2023 at the Confidence Stadium Lokoja, Kogi State.

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