36 Lion defeated Prince Kazeem Eletu FC by a narrow 1-0 in a dramatic final to seal the title in what was a keenly-contested final at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Abbeylivenetwork.com gathered.
At the end of the four-day intensive scouting featuring over 200 youngsters, 22 players were selected by the Barcelona and Atletic Sant Just scouts as the best.
It was a clash of Philosophies as Prince Kazeem Eletu FC faced off against 36 Lion in the final of the Lagos City Cup.
The Lions set up in a deep block and hit Prince Kazeem Eletu FC on the counter and it was this approach that led to the early goal which they held on to until in added time when Prince Kazeem Eletu FC got a lifeline.
The referee pointed to spot following a hand ball in the Lion’s box, ironic cheers from Kazeem bench followed the decision as they confidently believed they were the better side and should be winning.
They were confident of their player scoring the penalty, but it ended in premium tears in what turned out to be the last kick of the match.
36Lion FC have won the inaugural edition of the Lagos City Cup.
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