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Football | Nigeria

Rivers roast Ibom Queens in Cup tie



Cup holders, Rivers Angels on Thursday pummelled challengers, Ibom Queens 4-0 in the semifinals of the 2012 Women's Challenge Cup at the Old Parade Ground, Abuja.

The massacre of Ibom Queens came barely 72 hours after the Garden City side lost 0-3 to bitter foes, Delta Queens in the Super Six final in Abuja.

Mercy Amanze opened the goal feast while veteran attacking midfielder, Stella Mbachu made it two and Elizabeth Addo increased the tally to three. Onyinyechi Ohadugha rounded off the routing of the Akwa Ibom state flag bearers.

Rivers Angels will now square up in the final against Inneh Queens on Saturday at the Fifa Goal Project turf in Abuja. Inneh outscored Sunshine Queens 2-1 in the other semifinals.

Forward Francisca Ordega said her side went all out to vent the anger of the Super Six loss to Delta Queens on Ibom Queens.

"We're still bitter over the loss of the Super Six title to Delta Queens and we had to go all out to get even against Ibom Queens. I'm happy we achieved our target in a big way and once again stand on strong footing to retain the title we won last year," said the Falconets goalpoacher to supersport.com.

Ordega said her side will not underrate their Cup final foes, Inneh Queens as they are determined to lift the trophy again.

"It's nothing but the title. We want to take the cup home as compensation for the loss of league shield.

"We won't underrate Inneh Queens. Of course, they've proven themselves as not push-over coming this far to the final, I want to believe they're a good side and will surely prove tough.

"We understand there are no minnows in football, so we're already bracing up for war but a war we'll emerge victorious.

"I won't say outright what the goal margin will look like, we're humans and things could go wrong somewhere but I'm sure victory will be ours," she said.

Ordega said she may not be depended upon for goals in the final as she is gradually coming into competitive match after an injury.

"I'm just recovering from an injury and yet to regain full form. People know me but I'll surely take my chance at goal. I think the most important thing is victory for my side," she said.

Ordega was a second half substitute in the 4-0 whitewash of Ibom Queens in the Cup semifinals on Thursday.

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