Aiteo Cup: Super Falcons striker stars in win over Edo Queens
Super Falcons of Nigeria forward Monday Gift scored a spectacular goal to help FC Robo Queens of Lagos book a place in the next round of the 2022 Aiteo Cup after a 2-0 victory over Edo Queens of Benin.
Gift scored the goal with just a few seconds into the match to draw applause from the spectators at the Kwara Stadium Complex, Ilorin, on Thursday.
The Lagos-based side got the match underway and had one of its defenders sent a long ball towards Gift who wasted no time and spinned the ball over onrushing Edo Queens goalkeeper.
The Super Falcons player was a star to watch as she helped FC Robo to keep possession for most part of the encounter.
Taiwo Lawal scored the other goal in the 35th minute in a superb way to put the game beyond Edo Queens. Robo Queens have now qualified for the quarter-finals.
ROUND OF 16 RESULTS (WOMEN)
Bayelsa Queens 3 Niger Amazons 0 (W/O)
Abruka Queens 1 Abia Angels 3
Naija Ratels 0 Nasarawa Amazons 1
Immaculate Queens 0 Confluence Queens 8
Honey Badgers 0 Delta Queens 2
Heartland Queens 2 Dannaz Ladies 1
Osun Babes 2 Royal Queens 3
Edo Queens 0 FC Robo Queens 2.
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