Domestic Competitions ● Nov 26, 2017

Warriors FC Wins Women’s Challenge Cup for Second Straight Year

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SINGAPORE, 26 NOVEMBER 2017: Warriors FC emerged victorious in the 2017 FAS-Sports Hub Women’s Challenge Cup to lift the Champions trophy for a second time. The team defeated Police Sports Association 1-4 in the Final held today at the National Stadium.

The Third Place Play-off also took place at the National Stadium earlier in the day, with Woodlands Wellington FC winning 6-0 against Winchester Isla FC.

Besides the trophy and medals presentation for the FAS-Sports Hub Women’s Challenge Cup, prizes for the Women’s Premier League, Women’s National League and Women’s Youth League were also presented.

FAS President Mr Lim Kia Tong presented Warriors FC with their trophies and medals for the Women’s Challenge Cup and Women’s Premier League, while Women’s Challenge Cup first runners-up Police Sports Association and second runners-up Woodlands Wellington FC received their prizes from Mr Bernard Tan, FAS Deputy President and Mr Lam Shiu Tong, Managing Director, Facilities Management, Singapore Sports Hub respectively.

FAS Council Member and Chairperson of the FAS Women‚Äôs Committee Ms Sharda Parvin was also present to hand out the trophies and medals to Women’s National League Champions Changi Village SRC and Women’s Youth League winners Warriors FC.

Ms Sharda Parvin commented: “Congratulations to Warriors FC for winning the FAS-Sports Hub Women’s Challenge Cup today and to all winners of the various Women’s tournaments. I am delighted to note that there was an increase in the number of participating teams across all women’s competitions this year. This is a great encouragement to the women’s football scene in Singapore as it shows that the level of interest among females is growing.

“The partnership with Singapore Sports Hub to host this year’s and the next two Finals at the National Stadium will certainly motivate our women footballers and we hope to see more teams joining us in this exciting sport next season.”

The results of the FAS-Sports Hub Women’s Challenge Cup are as follows:

Final

Police Sports Association [1]

(Sharifah Amira 90+3′)

Warriors FC [4]

(Joey Cheng 30′ 35′, Julia-Vanessa Farr 72′, Emma Hall 79′)

 

Third Place Play-off

Woodlands Wellington FC [6]

(Siti Wan Nabilah 32′, Tay Pui Chin 49′, Wang Zhenzhu 55′ 76′, Monessha Nair 69′, Priscilla Tan 90+2′)

Winchester Isla FC [0]

 

Women’s Challenge Cup Top Scorer – Mariam El-Masri (Warriors FC)

 

 

 

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