The 2016 edition of Lagos FA Cup sponsored by Winners Golden Bet came to a glorious end amidst pomp on Sunday at the Agege Stadium.
At the end of week long hostilities among 56 clubs in the men’s category, Mountain of Fire Ministry (MFM) Football Club showed their supremacy as they lifted the trophy at the expense of their final opponents, Bridge Boys in a duel that ended 4-0.
In fulfilment of the sponsor’s promises before the commencement of the championship, cash awards were given to players for their outstanding performance in the tournament.
The Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the final match was won by Ifeanyi Ifeanyi of MFM, who was rewarded with the sum of N50,000. Olaniyi of Bridge FC, won the Highest Goalscorer award with a cash prize of N100,000.
Deji Aliu of Messiah FC was adjudged as the Most Valuable Player of the championship with a cash gift of N100,000, while the Best Goal Keeper of the tournament award was won by Aliu of Bridge Boys and was given the sum of N50,000. He conceded only four goals throughout the competition.
In the female category, the M.V.P of the final match between C.O.D and Robo FC was given to Rasheedat Ajibade of Robo FC, with a cash prize o N25, 000, Highest Goal Scorer award of the tournament was won by Yetunde Fajobi of Young Talent FC, with a cash prize of N50, 000.
The M.V.P of the tournament was won by Folashade Ijamiusi of Young Talent FC, with a cash prize of N50, 000, while the Best Goal Keeper award of the tournament was won by Ademola Morufat of Young Talent FC, with a cash prize of N25, 000.
The finals was witnessed by a capacity crowd which came out in their numbers to witnessed matches spiced up with some Nigerian artistes to enter the fans.
Also present was the Special Adviser on Sports to the Governor of Lagos State who is also the Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission, Mr. Deji Tinubu, Chairman of Lagos FA, Mr. Seyi Akinwunmi, management and staff of the leading sports betting company in Nigeria, Winners Golden Bet as well as notable dignitaries in Lagos football family.