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2013 Federation Cup: Gov Al-Makura Salutes Amazon, Back Cup Glory

Special Adviser on Sports to the Nasarawa State Governor, Salias Agara has thanked Governor Tanko Al-Makura for the passion he has shown towards the Nigeria Women Football League side, Nasarawa Amazon.

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Mr Agara made this known while reacting after the state-owned female team defeated Bayelsa United to book a Federation Cup final date with Rivers Angels in Lagos.

According to him, “We want to thank Al-Makura as he has made the Nasarawa Amazon team to be one of the most funded female sides in the country.

“Aside that he presented two buses to the girls to ease their transportation problems too.

So, the gesture, i think spurred the Amazons on as they up-set Bayelsa Queens in the Federation Cup semi-final to reach the finals.”

Meanwhile, the Nasarawa State Governor Aide on Sports has saluted the Lafia ladies following it progress to the finals of the Federation Cup.

“i would want to praise the girls for putting up a heroic fight.

“I, however, urge the Amazons to bring the trophy to the Nasarawa state government house by doing their best against Rivers Angels rewards stands their way if they achieve this feat”

Recall the Port-Harcourt girls defeated Pelican Stars 2-0 to advance to the finals in Lagos.