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Fast Five are Premier Cool Turf Wars champions

3:05 PM GMT 03/09/2018
Fast Five - Premier Cool Turf Wars
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.

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.