YABA QUEEN WINS SILVER AT THE EKO FEMALE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.Jun 4th, 2012 | By Akinlade Dada | Category: Lead Story, NEWS, Sports
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