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Smart City FC Clinch Second Jagaban Cup Title in Thrilling Final



Smart City FC Clinch Second Jagaban Cup Title in Thrilling Final

The Second Edition of the Jagaban Cup, coinciding with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s birthday on Saturday, March 29, 2024, witnessed electrifying matches and nail-biting moments as teams battled for glory on the football pitch.

In the third-place match between Charlesann FC and Dino SC, both teams showcased their prowess, ending the game in a 2-2 draw at full time.

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Goals by Gabriel Inalegwu and Egeonu Collins for Charlesann FC were matched by strikes from Abubakar Ibrahim and Abdul Mohammed for Dino FC.

The deadlock persisted into penalties, where Charlesann FC faltered, allowing Dino SC to emerge victorious with a 5-4 scoreline.

In the highly anticipated final showdown between Smart City FC and 36 Lions FC, tension ran high as both teams fought tooth and nail for the coveted trophy.

Smart City FC took the lead with a goal from Memuda Emmanuel, but 36 Lions FC leveled the score with a late goal from Lawal Seun, setting the stage for a thrilling climax.

The match concluded in a 1-1 draw at full time, leading to a dramatic penalty shootout.

Despite a valiant effort from 36 Lions FC, Smart City FC held their nerve, securing a 5-4 victory in the shootout after their opponents missed two crucial penalties.

With this triumph, Smart City FC clinched their second Jagaban Cup title, solidifying their status as one of the tournament’s dominant forces.

The victory marked a momentous occasion for the club and its supporters, capping off a memorable tournament filled with excitement and unforgettable moments on the football field.

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