Sariki Pereowei Scores First Prosperity Cup Season 6 Hat-trick

…. As Team Mate United, Ward 10 Pro FC and Ogboinbiri FC secure tickets to the next round

Sariki Pereowei of Team Mate United on Tuesday registered the first hat-trick of Season 6 of the Bayelsa Governor’s Football Tournament tagged the Prosperity Cup to propel his side to a spectacular victory.

Team Mate United spanked NDU Civil Engineering FC 4-1 in an encounter decided at the Amassoma Center. Woyeinmiela Promise of NDU Civil Engineering drew the first blood two minutes into the game not knowing what was waiting in store for them. Ofoin Kennedy restored parity for Teammate United after 17 minutes to end the encounter 1-1 at halftime.

When it seemed the game was going to stretch into penalties, Sariki Pereowei rose to the occasion to net the first hat-trick of this year’s grassroots football spectacle on 61, 75 and 87 minutes to ensure NDU Civil Engineering FC returned home empty-handed after taking the lead with a promise of victory.

Director General of the tournament, Mr Ono Akpe who was at the Amassoma Center gifted the hat-trick hero Pereowei with a sum of ten thousand nairas on behalf of the Central Organizing Committee for recording the first hat-trick of Prosperity Cup 2024.

Earlier in the day Ward 10 Pro FC beat N.S.B.S  FC 6-2 also at the Amassoma Center to progress to the next phase of the tournament. At the Oporoma Center, Ogboinbiri FC pipped Young Stars FC 3-2 to secure a place in the next round of the competition.

Two fixtures will be decided on Wednesday at the Amassoma Center, O Block FC will tackle Triumphant FC by 1 pm while Oporoma FC will keep a date with Adulama FC at 3 pm.

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