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Lagos based Scope FC will battle visiting Fayemi FC from Osun in the final of the maiden edition of the Trophy 5-aside grassroots football tourney tagged ‘Join The Field of Honour’ scheduled to take place on Saturday May 11th at the Campus mini-stadium, Lagos Island.
In the semi-final games played on Sunday at Lagacy pitch, national radium, Surulere saw Scope FC tackle Amsterdam FC for a place in the final. Scope FC came from two goals down to defeat Amsterdam FC in a penalty shoot out, after both sides played 2-2 draw in regulation time.
In his post match comment, Mohammed Tijani, team captain of Scope FC team expressed confident that his side will eventually win the final.
“We played as a team and I have full confidence that we can reach this stage, even when we were two goals down; we still remain focused and I motivated my team not to lose hope and thank God for the victory,”
“ I believe the final will be more easier than the semi-final game, I believe we have the strength and if we coordinate ourselves very well, we will win the trophy and represent Nigeria in Tanzania.”
In the second semi-final game played, team Fayemi FC from Osun state outclassed their opponent from Ogbomoso, Rovers FC in a seven goals thriller. The match ended 4-3 in favour of Fayemi FC.
Expressing his joy after his side victory over Rovers FC, Fayemi Nicolass Abayomi, team coach of Fayemi FC attributed the win to passion and handwork.
“ I feel excited, we thank God and our fans back home, especially the injured ones who could not make the trip to Lagos.
He also thanked Trophy lager beer for organizing the tournament and believes his side will shook their … Read More...