Denver FC Wins Maiden Football Cup

Denver FC of Coal Camp on Sunday won the maiden Enugu FA/Enugu State Grassroots Football Managers Association Under-18 trophy.

Denver FC defeated Golden Stars FC of Obiagu 4-2 in a penalty shootout after a 1-1 draw at full time.

The championship was co-sponsored by the founder of Wisdom Foundation, Mr Chukwuemeka Asogwa.

At the final played inside Rangers FC temporary pitch, Miracle Ani put Golden Stars in the lead in the 14th minute before Chukwunonso Ojiabor equalised for Denver in the 41st  minute.

Meanwhile, the third place match between Lionnaries FC of Obiagu and Dynamos FC of Emene ended 3-2 in favour of the former.

The Denver FC went home with N100,000, Golden Stars FC received N70,000 as runners-up while Lionnaries pocketed N50,000 for placing third.

On individual awards, Chinecherem Eze and Ifeanyi Opara of Golden Stars won the Most Valuable Player and Highest Goal Scorer respectively and each went home with N5000.

Also, Stephen Ogbodo of Denver’s FC won the Best Goalkeeper award, J. Love Atete won the most behaved team award and each was given N5000 as reward.

Meanwhile, all the teams that participated got N5000 each as consolation price for making the championship a success.

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