President Federation Cup: Blessing Okpe Hat-Trick Land Rivers Angels in Semi-Final

Coach Whyte Ogbonna and his Rivers Angels have advanced to the semi-finals of the President Federation Cup after a commanding 5-0 victory over Osun Babes on Wednesday afternoon.

President FA Cup: Blessing Okpe Inspire Rivers Angels to Semi-Final Place

Rivers Angels owe their victory to the outstanding performances of Blessing Okpe and Olamide Adugbe, Footballrover reports.

Okpe scored a hat-trick, while Adugbe added a brace, securing a stellar display from the team.

The Jewels of Rivers entered the match brimming with confidence, having previously dominated NWFL champions Edo Queens with a 4-1 victory to secure their quarter-final spot.

The quarter-final encounter at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium was straightforward for the PH Ladies. President FA Cup: Blessing Okpe Inspire Rivers Angels to Semi-Final Place

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They showed off their superiority from the onset, needing just 14 minutes for Blessing Okpe to open the scoring from a goalmouth scramble.

Eight minutes later, Rivers Angels doubled their lead. A penalty was awarded after Osun Babes’ Abiona Abisola fouled Okpe in the 18-yard box.

Okpe calmly converted the spot-kick to make it 2-0.

In the 37th minute, Olamide Adugbe combined excellently with Aminat Folorunsho to net the third goal, giving Rivers Angels a commanding lead at halftime.

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The second half saw Rivers Angels maintain their momentum.

Just 18 minutes in, Okpe completed her hat-trick with a precise cross from Chiamaka Okwuchukwu. President FA Cup: Blessing Okpe Inspire Rivers Angels to Semi-Final Place

Two minutes later, Adugbe scored her second goal, bringing the score to 5-0.

With their passage to the next stage secured, Coach Ogbonna substituted Okpe and Adugbe for Rita Peters and Alvine Dah-Zossu as the match drew to a close.

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The final whistle saw the PH women celebrating their impressive FA Cup success as they look forward to the semi-finals.

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