Lagos Agog As Sporting Beat Remo Stars To Clinch Naija Super 8 Trophy

The City of Lagos was thrown into wild jubilation as Sporting Lagos defeated Remo Stars 4-2 on penalties to win the maiden edition of the Naija Super 8 on Sunday evening. at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena Onikan, Lagos.

A very tensed Southwest derby ended goaless going into halftime as both teams failed to convert their chances.

Sporting Lagos scored the opening goal of the match in the 52nd minute through Aliu.

Remo Stars had a goal ruled out for offside by the center referee in the 86th minute when Adams Olalekan thought he had levelled things up for The Sky Blue Stars.

They however got their deserved equaliser in the 93 minute of the game to send the contest into penalties.

The newly promoted NPL side, Sporting Lagos went on to win the penalty shootout 4-2 to emerge champions of the maiden Naija Super 8 tournament.

The Lagos Based Team will pocket N25 million for their effort.

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