…as Yemisi Samuel scores hattrick

Defending Champions of the women EFA Cup, Edo Queens Football Club of Benin, retained the Edo FA Cup after overwhelmingly defeating Fortress Ladies FC 8-0 at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium on Wednesday.

Edo Queens have now been crowned Edo Champions with
the 2023 FA Cup glory for a record of eight times.

The Premier League Queens, expectedly lived up to expectations against
their opponents, Fortress Ladies, who could not pose any threat to the defending Champions.

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

As the second half resumed, Alice Okebe 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 Lokoja who will be hosting the Red-hot Benin ladies next week Wednesday, the 22nd of March 2023 at the Confidence Stadium Lokoja, Kogi State.