Fast Five are Premier Cool Turf Wars champions

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Victor Nunu’s boys put up a spirited performance to clinch Premier Cool's 5-a-side soccer tournament top prize

Fast Five are Premier Cool Turf Wars champions after defeating Photo Studio 3-2 in penalty shootouts after regular time ended in a thrilling 5-5 stalemate.

Goalkeeper Azeez Opeyemi converted the winning kick to help Victor Nunu’s men clinch a dramatic victory.

Photo Studio threw away a four-goal lead as Fast Five mounted a sensational fightback to take the game into penalties.

Ezekiel Eyitayo placed Photo Studio in pole position to claim the title with a first-half brace.

After the interval, Eyitayo continued with the onslaught, completing his hat-trick and Odiong Israel scored a fourth as the game looked to have been put beyond Fast Five.

But, Fast Five rallied back through a Kunle Ibaru hat-trick and Michael Otubu strike.

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Substitute Ahmed Hassan restored the lead for Photo Studio but John Essien’s late strike forced the game into penalties which was won by the resilient Fast Five 3-2, after shot-stopper Opeyemi converted the winning effort.

In the losers’ final, Hunters FC defeated Juniorates FC 3-2 to become the third best team in th maiden edition of Premier Cool Turf Wars.

 

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