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Abees Academy beat Basic Maracana to finish third in 2019/2020 FCT FA League



Abees Football Academy on Monday in Abuja emerged the third-best team in the 2019/2020 FCT FA League after outscoring Basic Maracana 2-1 at the Area 3 football pitch.

Abees Football Academy came from a goal down to see off Basic Maracana in the competition’s third-place match which kept many football fans on the edge their seats.

Chima Chikwe had put Basic Maracana ahead in the 60th minute in a spectacular manner.

The team scored from an attack built from the goalkeeper with an exchange of a string of passes to earn a deserved lead.

Abees Academy’s infuential captain, Malaya Rueben, rose to bring his team back into the game with a penalty kick which sent goalkeeper Ibraheem Yusuf the wrong way.

Ten minutes later, Shedrack Zakari utilised Anthony Raymond’s assist to score the winning goal from close range.

Abuja Winco Foam FC later in the faced WACO Academy in the competition’s final match.

Edited By: Olawale Alabi)

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