Sunday, 22 November 2015

Sunshine Queens defeat Bayelsa on penalties to win Women’s Federation Cup

Sunshine Queens of Akure claimed the 2015 Women’s Federation Cup on Sunday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium following a 3-1 penalty shootout victory against Bayelsa Queens.

Both sides were tied at 1-1 after regulation time and penalties was needed to determine the winner.
Kalu Patience put Bayelsa Queens ahead in the 65tb minute and they looked to be coasting until the Akure Babes rallied back to scored the equaliser.
It came 10 minutes after the opener through Shola Oyewusi, who scrambled the ball home after the Bayelsa Queens keeper failed to hold on to the ball.
In the ensuing shootout, Sunshine Queens converted three of their kicks, while Bayelsa were only able to put one home.

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