Vera Gold Amazons FC Are Champions Of FCT Women FA Cup
By Amaechi Agbo
Vera Gold Amazon’s are the champions of the 2019 FCT Women FA Cup.
The team Sunday defeated Capital City Dove 2-1 to emerge winners of the crown and will represent the Federal Capital Territory at the national level.
Vera Gold were two goals up within 25 minutes of the encounter through goals from Tina Oge and Sylvester Gloria.
Oge scored the curtain raiser in the 16th minute while Gloria provided the scond goal in 24th minute.
City Dove’s only goal of the match came at the 40th minute courtsey Joy Ifunanya’s superb finish.
To reach the finals, Vera Gold defeated Blessed Unity Angels 3-0 in the semi-final while City Gold beat Beautiful Tour by 2-1.
Speaking with Bestchoicesports.com.ng after the victory, Vera Gold coach, Bilikis Tijani, expressed joy over the feat and promised that the team would do FCT proud at the national level
“I am very delighted over this victory. It is the work of God and I return glory to him. It was not an easy match but our early goals did the magic for us and that was our game plan.
“Of course going to the national level will not be very easy but we are not afraid of anybody. My team is ready to go and I believe we will do FCT proud.
“Our target at the national level is the same as when we set out for the state FA – to win the trophy,” she concluded.