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YABA QUEEN WINS SILVER AT THE EKO FEMALE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP. | YABA LOCAL COUNCIL
YABA LOCAL COUNCIL

YABA QUEEN WINS SILVER AT THE EKO FEMALE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.

Yaba Queen Football team fought gallantly but submitted to the hard fighting Oworosoki Babes in the final of this year’s Eko Female Football Championship that was held inside the Mini Main bowl of Campos square on Friday 8th June 2012. In an explosive encounter, Yaba Queen was beaten by 2-0 in the final.

In his short words of encouragement with the team after the encounter, the Council Chairman, Hon AbdulRaheem Olajide Jimoh who was at the Stadium congratulated the team for getting to the final and said though they lost in the final, they have not disappointed the entire Council. He advised them to put the defeat behind them and begin to prepare for other future competition

Abidemi Afolabi, a Yaba queen received the most valuable players (MVP) of the tournament.

The Chairman announced a cash reward of Four Hundred Thousand to the entire team and the officials. Also, fifteen of the players willing to sit for G. C. E. are to receive free forms from the council and jobs to be provided for those that are seeking for  employment. Yaba lens says congratulations to our Queen.

                

Yaba Queen Female Football team before their final Match against Oworosoki Babes

                

The two teams before the match                         Yaba team on the pitch for the kick off

                

Yaba Queen in a group photograph before the kick off

                

Yaba Queen in a prayer mood before the match

                  

Arrival of the Chairman and his entourage to the match venue.

                     

Yaba Queen before the presentation of medals     An address by the coordinator, grassroot sports in Lagos State

                   

Presentation of medal to Hon Jide Jimoh             Hon Jide Jinoh commented about the success of the competiton

                     

                      

Presentation of medals to Yaba Queen Football players and officials after the Final match.

                  

The most valuable player of the tournament, Bidemi Afolabi of Yaba Queen with her prize

                    

Yaba Queen goalkeeper going for her medal                Bidemi Afolabi dedicated her prize to the Chairman

                 

Yaba Queen team in a group photograph with Hon Jide Jimoh and a mini reception for the players

after the match in his office.

                 

Hon Jide Jimoh in a brief meeting with the players and officials in his office

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1 Comment for “YABA QUEEN WINS SILVER AT THE EKO FEMALE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.”

  1. Ugochukwu

    Thank GOD for this goodies. Yaba queen has made us proud again. Thank you Hon. Jide Jimoh for the kind gesture and gratitude extended to Yaba Queen, this honor will motivate the players and challenge them in future games. O se OLORUN

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