Nigeria Army rule 2024 Kaduna FA Cup

Green Beret and Gallant Queens of the Nigeria Army have emerged champions of the 2024 Kaduna State Football Association (FA) Cup in the men and women’s category respectively.

Green Beret defeated Simoiben Football Academy 2-0 in the men’s final while Gallant Queens humbled Kada Queens 6-0 goals in the women’s final played at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium (ABS) on Saturday.

The Acting Director of Physical Training Army Brigadier General Abdulrahim Bello expressed delight with his side’s victory adding that the club would represent the state creditably at the National Federation Cup.

Brig. Gen. Bello said Simon Ben FC gave his side the real test for Green Beret to get prepared for the league.

He said, “I am super excited with the performance of both teams in the final; they have shown a high spirit of determination on the field. The teams are dedicating the trophies to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja for his support in financing the teams.

“It’s an opportunity for me to be part of Green Beret and Gallant Queens; the first time Organisation winning both trophies at a time. the Nigeria Army is determined to give the necessary support to both teams in their respective leagues.”

In his assessment on the club’s performance, he commended the efforts of the technical crew while admitting that the club has bounce of quality players capable of helping the club compete for honours.

He assured the coaches of his best support while promising not to interfere in their selections of players but insisted he will be ready to offer technical observations to achieve good results.