Lobi Stars Are Gold Cup Champions

LOBI Stars Football Club were crowned champions of the 4th edition of Gold Cup Pre-season tournament after they defeated Mountain of Fire Miracles Ministries FC of Lagos 4-3 on penalties.

The full time score stood at 0-0 even as both teams tried to outwit themselves during the game.

The Olukoya Boys had the better chances of the game as they dominated play in the first half missing several scoring chances.

MFM FC’s Onuwa was star man of the game as his dribbling skills was a delight to close to 2000 fans that watched the epic final.

Lobi Stars in the second half, dominated play and should have won it but the Olukoya Boys defence was solid.

MFM thought they had got a last minute penalty only for the match official to rule the infringement as a dive.


Both teams then had to decide their fate via penalties after the referee ended the game.

The end result saw the “Food Basket team” winning the team 4-3 on shoot out, then claiming the trophy of the 4th edition of the Gold Cup.

However, MFM duo of Sikiru Olatunbosun and Onuwa Chukwuka, were named the tourney’s Top scorer and Most Valuable Player award respectively.