Kogi Utd Retains Federation Cup

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Kogi United have successfully defended the State Federation Cup with 3-2 penalties over their city rivals FC Lokoja at the Confluence Stadium on Sunday.

It was a tension soaked match witnessed by a large crowd of supporters including Kogi State Governor, Captain Idris Wada who was on stand from on set.

FC Lokoja produced a tensed atmosphere for the Wada Boys, who failed to convert their few scoring chances especially in the first half.

Despite dominating the whole of second duration, Kogi United could not break the determined defense of FC Lokoja who were playing as if waiting for the shoot-outs

The eventual shoot-outs was nerve wrecking as both sides missed on a valuable occasions.

Kogi United’s keeper, Dada Bello, who came in as stoppage time substitute became the hero of the day with three saves.

Executive Governor of Kogi State, Captain Idris Wada who presented the winners trophy to Kogi united captain, Afolabi Abiodun commended both sides for good display of soccer artistry just as he promised his administration’s resolve to develop sports in the state.

Kogi United chairman, Mallam Abdul Adama noted that the club would aim to prioritize going very far in the Federation Cup without losing focus on their position in the National League.

The Wada Boys will however shift their focus to the National League action as they have an important home game against Spotlight FC of Katsina on Wednesday.

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