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Published On: Mon, Jul 29th, 2019

Nasarawa Amazons beat Rivers Angels to win Women Aiteo Cup title

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By Albert Akota

Nasarawa Amazons won their first Women Aiteo Cup title following a 5-4 penalty shootout wins against defending champions Rivers Angels at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna yesterday.
Rivers Angels dominated possession in the women Aiteo Cup 2019 final, but were unable to find a way past a resolute Nasarawa Amazons defence.
Both teams battled to a goalless draw in regulation time with penalties needed to determine the winner of the contest.
Super Falcons goalkeeper, Tochukwu Oluehi who replaced her international teammate, Chiamaka Nnadozie on the dot of 90 minutes failed to make a save in the shootout.
Nasarawa Amazons scored all their five kicks, while River Angels converted four.

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