October 18, 2021


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Waco, Amazons, Naija Ratels suffer defeats in Flying Officer’s Cup

The trio of Waco Ladies, Nasarawa Amazons and Naija Ratels all bit the dust yesterday after they were beaten by Sunshine Stars, Edo Queens and Royal Queens in the ongoing Flying Officer’s Cup at the Old Parade ground pitch in Abuja.

In the first match of the day, Sunshine Queens of Akure edged Waco Ladies 1-0. The NWPFL side scored the only goal of the match through Taye Ajibade in the 15th minute of the encounter.

It was the same score line in the second match of the day between Edo Queens and Nasarawa Amazons. It was a ding-dong affair until the 60th minute when Edo Queen’s defender, Rebecca Ajimuda expertly converted a free-kick to break the deadlock.

In the third match of the day, Ogunfunwa Omotoke and Mosindi Angela scored a goal each as NWFL Championship side Dannaz Ladies FC earned a 2-0 win over NWFL Nationwide side, Lakeside Queens.

The hosts of the tournament, Naija Ratels also suffered a slim 1-0 loss to Royal Queens of Warri in the final match of the day.