FACTS ABOUT THE EBONYI STATE FA CUP FINAL
DID YOU KNOW?
*That this Saturday’s clash would be the first final between Cynosure Fc and Ebonyi United FC.
*It will be the second time both teams will meeting in the FA Cup.
*Cynosure FC won the last meeting of both teams in the FA Cup. Beating Ebonyi United on penalties after regulation time ended 1-1 in 2017 semi-final. (Ndendi Henry Mukwelle and Anderson missed for United both were foreigners)
*Coach Dominic Terkular aka Doctor is leading Ebonyi United to the FA cup final for the first time in the club’s history.
*Coach Deji Ayeni and his assistant Jossy Popoola will be in charge for Cynosure when both sides meet on Saturday.
*Safe hands Imiete Believe of Cynosure FC is yet to conceed a goal in this year’s edition and the same thing goes to our own Chimezie who was on goal in the semifinal against Fireline FC.
* Ebonyi United are yet to lose any match this year, winning their last two matches 4:2 and 2:0
*Cynosure Fc won her last final match played at the Pa Ngele Oruta Stadium venue of Saturday’s final. Beating Abia Warriors 1-0 in the final to lift the South East/South South Preseason tournament Cup.
*Ebonyi United is the only team to represent Ebonyi state six times in the Federation (Aiteo cup) since the turn of the year.
*Monday Nwite, Chimezie and Ogba Okwy are the only three players who are part of the Ebonyi United team to lose on penalties to Cynosure in 2017 that are still in the team.
*No player from both teams have been involved in more competition finals in Ebonyi State as Monday Nwite aka Potor.