By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Nigerian midfielder, Christy Ucheibe on Wednesday won the 2021 Taça Da Liga trophy with her Portuguese side, SL Benfica after their 2-1 victory over Sporting CP in the final.
Cloé scored the opening goal for SL Benfica in the eighth minute before Nycole made it 2-0 for Ucheibe’s side in the 12th minute at the Estàdio Dr. Magalhāes Pessoa (Leiria)
Bruna’s 52nd-minute goal for Sporting CP proved to be a consolation goal as Ucheibe and her SL Benfica’s teammates retained the Taça Da Liga trophy.
SL Benfica defeated Albergaria/Durit 2-0 in the quarter-final before a 3-0 semi-final win against Famalicão sealed a date with Sporting CP in the final.
They occupied the third position on the league table with 15 points after six games and having an outstanding game to play which will take them to the top of the table if they win the game.
Their next Liga BPI encounter is against Torreense on March 21, 2021.
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