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Mighty Stars Deserved TREM Cup, Says Dafe

Posted: Sep 10, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Head coach of Mighty Stars Football Club of Yaba, Mathew Dafe has boasted that his team deserved to win TREM Cup.

Mighty Stars defeated Everlasting Stars 6-5 on penalty shootout after a barren draw at the regulation time at the YABA College of Technology, Lagos.

Dafe who was full of joy after the pulsating encounter told Journalists that both teams played purposeful and tactical football saying the better team emerged the champions.

“I give God the glory because nobody gave us chance when the tournament kicked off some month ago, I am happy that we shamed our critics by emerging the champions. It was a victory I will continue to celebrate for days to come. I thank our fans for their supports and my coaching crew t6hroughout this journey. I believe that with the current form of my players, we will be able to defend the title in the next edition,” he said,

Mighty stars smiled home with a giant trophy and the sum of N600,000, while Everlasting FC pocketed N300,000.   The cup donor, Bishop Mike Okonkwo expressed gratitude to God for the success of the tournament and promised to sponsor the tournament in next year.

42 teams took part in the tournament that lasted for three months.