Bayelsa Queens were crowned as winners of the 2023 Women Federation Cup after edging pass Rivers Angels via penalty shoot-outs, Abbeylivenetwork.com reports.
Both sides made a bright start to the game, were Both sides adopted a cautious approach to end the first half, the two teams created several scoring opportunities but staunch defenders from either side refuse to bulge, ends first half ended goalless.
It was however a topsy-turvy game throughout the second half as both sides tried to score a goal, but the goal refuse to come.
The centre referee sounded the final whistle to end the game at 0-0 in the 90 minute, forcing the encounter to be decided by a penalty shootout, as Bayelsa Queens won 4-2 to lift the trophy.
The victory in the cup game will serve as a consolation for the Yenogoa-based club after losing the league title to Delta Queens.