After 16 matches, the Flying Officers Cup 2020 came to an end on Sunday, 22nd November in Abuja.
The competition culminated in a thrilling contest between two NWFL Premiership heavyweights, with Bayelsa Queens eventually prevailing 1-0 over Nasarawa Amazons to become the Champions of the biggest women football Pre-season Championship in Africa.
Football may be a team sport, but a few selected players delivered such amazing individual performances over the course of seven days to merit and receive special adulation.
Bayelsa Queens Captain Joy Jerry was honoured with the Most Valuable Player (MVP)award as the tournament’s best player, her teammate Onyinyechi Okeke won the best goalkeeper award, Naija Ratels Midfielder Emmanuel Blessing’s superb Semi-final strike against Nasarawa Amazons was voted best goal of the Championship, while Confluence Queens attacking sensation, Joy Omewa ended as topscorer with six goals.
Most Valuable Player~ Joy Jerry (Bayelsa Queens)
Best Goalkeeper ~ Onyinyechi Okeke (Bayelsa Queens)
Highest Goalscorer~ Joy Omewa (6 Goals)
Best Goal of the Tournament~ Emmanuel Blessing (Naija Ratels)
Coach of the Tournament~ Moses Aduku (Bayelsa Queens)
Best Behaved Coach ~Bankole Olowookeere (Naija Ratels)
Fair Play Award~ Naija Ratels
The eventual champions, Bayelsa Queens defeated last year’s winner Edo Queens in the semi-finals before going on to defeat Nasarawa Amazons in the final on Sunday.