Tornadoes sweeps Sunshine Stars in Pre-season tournament final

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Niger Tornadoes have won the 2019 Ogunjobi Gold Cup pre-season tournament after defeating holders Sunshine stars 2-1 in the final on Saturday.

Former Kwara United striker Segun Alebiosu scored a brace to steal the show and the crown for the Ikoh Allah Boys.

 

Former MFM striker Adebayo Waheed drew the first blood for holders Akure Gunners, but his first half goal couldn’t break the resolve of the 2019 Aiteo Cup runners up.

 

It was Tornadoes first ever Gold Cup title while denying Sunshine stars a hat-trick of

 

wins.Sunshine stars had defeated Kwara United on penalties in the semi finals, while Niger Tornadoes accounted for Remo Stars 3-1 in the other last four duel.

 

Medals were presented to the losing finalists, while the champions got medals and the coveted trophy.

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