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President Federation Cup: Rivers Angels Pip Naija Ratels 1-0 To Win Ninth Title

President Federation Cup: Rivers Angels Pip Naija  Ratels 1-0 To Win Ninth Title

Rivers Angels emerged champions of the 2024 Nigeria President Federation Cup following a 1-0 victory over Naija Ratels.

Whyte Ogbonda’s side claimed the President Federation Cup title for a record ninth time.

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Both teams put up a spirited display in the final of the competition played at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan, Lagos.

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Rivers Angels were awarded a penalty late in the first half after Adebayo Jumai handled the ball inside the box.

Blessing Okpe smashed the ball beyond Naija Ratels goalkeeper Faith Omilani.

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Rivers Angels players give Rivers State Commissioner for Sports, Barrister Chris Green, a human toss in ecstatic celebration of 2024 President Federation Cup win

The former Nigeria Women Football League champions had other chances to make the scoreline more emphatic but were let down by their poor finishing.

They needed a big save from goalkeeper Agatha Thompson to prevent Naija Ratels from scoring a late equaliser.

By Adeboye Amosu

Photos by Ganiyu Yusuf


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