Lagos State FA Cup: Okwoli puts Nath Boys in seventh heaven #2017LSFACup

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The forward scored twice before Okoliugo put the outcome beyond all doubt to zoom into the next stage of the competition

Star Base FC 1-1 (4-3) Province 23 RCCG

Star Base FC booked their spot in the 2017 Lagos State FA Cup on Thursday morning after beating Province 23 RCCG 4-3 on penalties after normal regulation period had ended in 1-1 draw.

Olanrewaju Muyideen gave Star-Base the lead in the 5th minute of the game, but 27th minute free header from Seyi Jamiu put Province 23 RCCG back into the game. And the game littered with both sides’ profligacy in front of goal, ended 1-1 and thus, headed into penalties.

RCCG were left to rue their chances after they failed to convert their second and fifth penalties and were outclassed from six-yard out by Star Base FC 4-3.


Gloriousday FC 1-1 (4-2) Royal Sporting FC

Gloriousday Football Club picked up one of the available spots in the next stage of the 2017 Lagos FA Cup tournament following their 4-2 victory over Royal Sporting FC at the Agege Stadium on Thursday morning.

Akpudje Brume grabbed the opener for Royal Sporting FC in the 16th minute after converting a penalty won by Adeaga Johnson. Their efforts to double their lead in the first half of the encounter were not productive.

Gloriousday fired blank all through the first half as all their efforts failed to see the light of the day, and their breakthrough came in the 75th minute, when Dele Kujore’s shot took a heavy deflection off a Royal Sporting defender.

With no goal to settle the tie, the game moved to penalty shootouts and Gloriousday won the contest 4-2 at the expense of Royal Sporting.
 

Nath Boys 7-2 Glory Boys

Glory Boys were embarrassed by Nath Boys 7-2 in the Lagos State FA Cup on Thursday.

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Braces from Peter Okwoli, Macaulay Okoliugo and Okorie Chukwuebuka added to a strike from substitute, Biola Opeolu were enough to give Nath Boys a much deserved victory.

Glory Boys started the game on the back foot as Okwoli’s sixth minute goal unsettled them and Okoliugo added one just a minute past the half-hour mark. On the brink of half time, Lateef Teslim pulled one back for Glory Boys.

After the interval, Glory Boys crumbled woefully as Okwoli and Okoliugo completed their brace with Chukwuebuka soon getting in on the act with two of his own and Opeolu, off the bench, added his. Olaleye Akeem also got one back for the Glory Boys as the game ended 7-2.

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