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Mushin Christmas Cup: Ilori Bayyan Scores Winner As Ghetto Light FC Pips Flaming FA 2(5) – 2(4) To Lift Trophy

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Ilori Bayyan was the hero of the day as Ghetto Light FC’s under 10 side defeated Flaming FA in final of the 1st edition of the Mushin Christmas Cup at the Igbo Owu Mini stadium in Mushin.

The Ghetto ballers had lost to the same opposition 2 – 0 in the same competition and revenge was always an item on the agenda when both teams clashed again.

Ghetto Light FC players pose with the Christmas Cup trophy

Ghetto Light FC players pose with the Christmas Cup trophy

The game bursted into life in the first half when inform wide man and player of the year nominee Akorede Ahmod tapped home from a very different angle.

The ghetto ballers went into the break with a solitary lead but it would not be for long as the goalkeeper of the Flaming boys equalled the scoreline very early in the second half.

1 – 1 and game on for both side. Ghetto Light FC goalkeeper of the day followed the path of others in the team and lead the team in front once again with a well executed Free kick.

2 – 1 and the Ghetto ballers were running away with their first trophy of the year. But the drama just begun as Midfield Olanrewaju Teslim handled the ball in his 18 and a penalty was duly awarded.

Goalkeeper Olawale Babatunde celebrating his free kick goal in the final

Goalkeeper Olawale Babatunde celebrating his free kick goal in the final

The opposition goalkeeper completed his brace by cooling finishing off the spot kick.

The whistle was sounded immediately after the conversion and the match headed to the lottery of Penalties.

After Olanrewaju Teslim, Gafar Fawaz, Sikiru Wareez and Olawale Babatunde had converted there spot kicks the match winning spot kick was left for the youngest player on the pitch and he kept his composure to coolly finish and handed the trophy to his team.

Ilori Bayyan being lifted to the sky by an enthusiastic fan

Ilori Bayyan being lifted to the sky by an enthusiastic fan

After there final performance, Ilori Bayyan and Akorede Ahmod are not huge favorites to land the under 10 player of the year award come first of January.

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