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Aiteo Cup: Super Falcons forward stars in win over Edo Queens

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By Olayinka Owolewa

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 competition after a 2-0 victory over Edo Queens of Benin.

Gift scored the goal with just 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 in spinning the ball over incoming Edo Queens goalkeeper.

The Super Falcons player was a star to watch as she lord her experience on the match helping 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 to zoom into the quarter-finals of the competition.

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. (NAN) (www.nannews.ng)

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Edited by Muhammad Suleiman Tola

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