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Federation, Aiteo Cup: Bayelsa Queens workover Amazons of Minna to reach Round of 16

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 Federation Aiteo Cup Bayelsa Queens workover Amazons of Minna to reach Round of 16
Federation, Aiteo Cup: Bayelsa Queens workover Amazons of Minna to reach Round of 16

1 Bayelsa Queens have reached the ongoing Federation, Aiteo Cup Round of 16 without kicking a ball.

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2 The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Bayelsa walked over Naija Amazons of Niger to reach the next round after Amazons confirmed their inability to honuour the match.

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3 According to the Match Commissioner, Innocent Amuzie, Amazons informed the Enugu State FA that they could not come for the match.

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4 Amuzie said that it was agreed at the pre-match meeting that players and officials shall arrive at the venue by 2.30 pm, while the match would kick off by 4pm.

5 “Bayelsa Queens were at the venue by 2.30pm but thier opponent was nowhere to be found and since it is 4.pm, we cannot help than to perform the normal thing.

6 “Naija Amazons called the Enugu State Football authorities and they communicated to him and that led to the walkover.

7 “Though, the final decision is not mine but that of the organisers who sent me to oversee the match.

8 “I will have to inform them of my observations.

9 “I believe that the authorities will do justice to the match in line with the rules and regulations of the game and that is what I can say for now,” Amuzie said.

10 NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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