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Ben Akwuegbu FC wins early pre-season tournament

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NLO side, Ben Akwuegbu FC have once again left no one in doubt of their winning mentality after outclassing non league side, Ajester FC 1-0 in the final of Early Re-season tournament played in Jos at the 1905 Bukuru Mini Stadium in front of a large crowd.

After their impressive penalty shootouts win against their fellow NLO counterparts Deluxe FC in the semis, they were largely described by many as champions-elect going into the final against Ajester FC.

As the game got underway, reliable top scorer, Habib Adedayo, scored what turned out to be the winning goal in the 30th minute which is equally his 9th goal of the tournament.

At the end of the game after they have been confirmed as champions,  the team joyfully lifted the glamorous trophy in front of jubilant supporters at the stadium.

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As the NLO competition commences soon, coach Joshua Zira and the rest of his technical crew will now focus their attention on preparing the team for tasks ahead.

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No doubt that the experience Ben Akwuegbu FC players have gathered in the past few months of intense football including the State FA CUP where they faced NPFL side Plateau United in the semis will surely be an asset to the team going forward.

Habib Adedayo emerged the tournament’s top scorer with 9 goals in 7 matches, while their coach, Sam Pam was voted as the best coach. The best goalkeeper went to Mustaph Abdul of Ajester and most disciplined team went to Dream Big FC.

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