Christy Ucheibe celebrates as Benfica beat Sporting Lisbon to lift Super Cup

Christy Ucheibe celebrates as Benfica beat Sporting Lisbon to lift Super Cup

Nigerian Super Falcons sensation, Christy Ucheibe, took to her social media page to celebrate a remarkable victory for Benfica as they lift the Super Cup after beating Sporting Lisbon.Christy Ucheibe celebrates as Benfica beat Sporting Lisbon to lift Super Cup

This 22-year-old talent has every reason to rejoice, as she clinched her first trophy of the season in style.

Ucheibe was a pivotal presence on the field, contributing to Benfica’s triumph over Sporting Lisbon during the Super Cup final.

She started in the Supertaca de Portugal de Futebol Feminino final for Benfica, showcasing her skill and determination.

The initial half of the match remained goalless, keeping fans on edge.

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However, the turning point arrived in the 55th minute when Francisca Nazareth scored, giving Benfica a crucial lead.

Sporting Lisbon’s Andrea Norheim managed to equalize in the 73rd minute, forcing the game into extra time.

Extra time failed to produce any goals, leading the contest to a nerve-wracking penalty shootout.

Sporting Lisbon’s luck took a downturn as they missed all their spot kicks, while Benfica displayed nerves of steel, converting all three penalties to secure the Super Cup championship.

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Christy Ucheibe played an essential role throughout the game, featuring for 90 minutes during regulation time and an additional 30 minutes during extra time.

God did it again! All glory to you Lord. to all the Benfiquista family thank you for your endless support as always much love. Work continues let’s go Benfica,” she wrote on her X page.

Let’s not forget Ucheibe’s heroics just over a week ago when she came off the bench for Benfica.Christy Ucheibe celebrates as Benfica beat Sporting Lisbon to lift Super Cup

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In a thrilling match where her team faced a 3-1 deficit, she played a crucial role, helping them equalize and ultimately take the game to a dramatic penalty shootout.

Her impact on the field continues to shine, making her a standout player for Benfica and a true asset to Nigerian female team.

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