Nigeria Win Copa Lagos Beach Soccer; Beat Brazil 9-4 In Final

Nigeria’s Super Sand Eagles beat their arch rivals, Brazil 9-4 to win the maiden Copa Lagos Beach Soccer at the Eko Atlantic City, Bar Beach, Lagos Island  on Sunday.

It was a thrilling and entertaining match watched by the Lagos State Commissioner for Sports, Enitan Oshodi, President of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Alhaji Aminu Maigari and a host of other sports personalities in the country.

Azeez Abu scored five goals for the Nigerian team, while captain Isiaka Olawale and Victor Tale scored two goals each.

Bruno Mendes scored two goals for Brazil, while Serginho and Marquinhos scored one goal each.

Earlier before Nigeria and Brazil tie, England woke up from their two straight defeats in the hands of Brazil (on Friday) and Nigeria (on Saturday) to beat South Africa 4-3.

Other dignitaries that graced the final ceremony were former Super Eagles’ skipper Austin Okocha, Managing Director of FCMB, one of the sponsors of the tournament, Ladi Balogun, former Eagles’ goalkeeper, Peter Rufai, former Nigerian internationals, Victor Ikpeba, Mutiu Adepoju, Henry Nwosu, Friday Elaho, Nollywood actor, Segun Arinze and Emma Okocha.

Source: PM News Nigeria

2 COMMENTS

  1. …this is great for my country NIGERIA.For Brazil is always dominating. us in football except in Atlanta ’96(Olympic).Even in sand football they do but our players deam it fit now to fight back with everthing they have to succeed over them(B R A Z I L)…I thank God that even when our football is totally in slum He still elevated the sand eagle to give NIGERIANS THE JOY AND HAPPPINESSS THAT GREEN FEILD FOOTBALL CAN’T GIVE…We are now smiling again like Atlanta ’96.

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