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Bayelsa Queens win 2021 Aiteo Cup

Three-time Nigeria Women Premier League champions, Bayelsa Queens have won the 2021 AITEO Cup women finals.

The ‘Restoration Girls’ thumped Robo Queens of Lagos by 4-2 at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City, Edo State.

Bayelsa’s Anjor Mary who named the Most Valuable Player of the finals opened the scoring in the 10th minute to score her 7th goal in the tournament.

The lead was short-lived as Robo’s Gift Monday made it 1-1 in the 18th minute with the heavens pouring heavily on to the pitch.

Bayelsa increased the tempo of the game when they realized their opponents were attacking them more and were duly rewarded with a goal just before half time when Juliet Sunday scored to make it 2-1.

As the first half was about ending, Peace Efih increased the lead to make 3-1 to further kill the hopes of the Robo Queens from coming from behind and lead the game.

At the restart of the second half and with the skies fully opening up, the players from both sides not deterred continued from where they stopped in securing a win.

Robo’s Habeebat Akinwande against the run of play scored in the 54th minute as the scoreline was 3-2 but the intended come back from the Lagos based club was stopped in its tracks as Bayelsa’s Joy Bokiri scored in the 64th minute to end the game 4-2.

For their efforts, Bayelsa Queens which was founded in 2000 by former Bayelsa State governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha win take home N10m naira while the runner up, Robo Queens will be rewarded N5m.

The ‘Restoration Girls’ thumped Robo Queens of Lagos by 4-2 at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City, Edo State.

Bayelsa Queens win take home N10m naira while the runner up, Robo Queens will be rewarded N5m.

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