By Adeboye Amosu:
Lobi Stars emerged winners of the 2016 Gold Cup pre-season tournament following a 4-3 penalty shoot out win against MFM FC at the Otunba Dipo Stadium, Ijebu Ode on Sunday.
Both sides cancelled each out in a pulsating encounter that saw MFM midfielder Chukwuma Onua prove his class once again
Sunday Alimi came close to scoring the opener for Lobi Stars early on but his shot was blocked by Chuka Nwaga.
MFM who defeated Remo Stars via penalties in the semi-final were in ascendancy afterwards but failed to find the winner.
The game had to be decided on penalties as scoreline stood at 0-0 after 90 minutes.
In the end it was Lobi Stars who won 4-3 to lift the title.