Jokodolu Babes FC of Ogbomoso compounds 7 time champion Pelican stars woes after an impressive 1-0 win over the Calabar girls.
It’s was a very interesting first half as the game was dominated by the Obinrin rere Queens, Chika Idika could have open the score as early as the first minute but she narrowly miss the cross from Bashiru Kafayat.
In the 5th minutes, Suliyat Abideen volley was brilliantly saved by Sunday Ruth, who had a very busy afternoon.
Owoeye Temilope and Abideen Suliyat combined very well to set up Odubanjo Kemisola in front of goal, but her effort went wide over the bar in the 30th minutes.
The game ended 0-0 at half time with Jokodolu Babes dominating the entire game.
The second half began just as the first half started, Olapade Zainab brilliant shot from outside the box was save by Sunday Ruth to the applaud of the home supporters.
Gazali Temitope, and Temidayo Temitope was introduced to the game for Odubanjo Kemisola and Chika Idika respectively, Gazali Had an immediate impact as she ran in between Pelican Stars center Backs but her solo shot went narrowly wide.
In the 70th minutes, the deadlock was finally broken has Gazali Temitope ran through the defence line of pelican stars from a beautiful pass from Suliyat Abideen in which she converted nicely to give the home team the lead.
Olagunju Robiat was introduced in the 85th minutes for Olapade Zainab. The game ended 1-0 in favor of the Obinrin rere.
Head coach of Jokodolu Babes Ahmed Mohammed told reporters after the game “my girls played very well, but am not happy with the chances they wasted, I believe we are improving the next focus is on Monday against Osun Babes in Osogbo”
Abideen Suliyat was named Reflex Sports Most Valuable Player.
Up next is Osun Babes VS Jokodolu Babes at the Osogbo City Stadium Osogbo on Monday 28th May, 2018