By Kate Obodo
NNS Ofiom emerged winners of the FirstÂ Nigerian Navy ShipÂ 2009 WEY C.Oâ€™s Cup after defeating the NNS AMBE 4-2. The competitionÂ came to an end last Sunday at the Road 3 Football field Navy Town, Lagos, after weeks of exciting football action.
The event which began on September 18th 2009 saw the two contending sides NNS Ofiom and NNS AMBE qualifying for theÂ grand finale. Both sides dismissed their opponents with ease on their way to the final and Navy Town residents looked forward to a great final. They did not disappoint as the first half produced enough fireworks to make Super Eagles Shaibu Amodu green with envy.
CaptainÂ of the winningÂ team Amadiho Smith expressed delight over victory of the team, stressing thatÂ theÂ secret behind their success was their composure andÂ adhering to coachâ€™sÂ instruction.
â€œReally it was a good fight and we won, we really compose ourselves. We worked too hard for our victory and deserved it. We know what we want and went for it,â€ he said