WARRIORS FC WINS FAS WOMEN’S CHALLENGE CUP 2016

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SINGAPORE, 4 DECEMBER 2016: The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) Women’s Challenge Cup 2016 concluded this evening with Warriors FC defeating Woodlands Wellington FC 2-0 to emerge as champions. Sitianiwati Rosielin scored in the 87th and 89th minutes to clinch the Cup for her team. The final was played at the National Stadium for the first time thanks to a partnership with Singapore Sports Hub.

The Third Place Play-off was also played at the National Stadium earlier in the evening, with Arion Football Academy winning 5-0 against Police Sports Association.

Guest of Honour Mr Lim Kia Tong, President of the FAS Provisional Council, presented Warriors FC with a trophy and medals, while FAS General Secretary Mr Winston Lee presented medals to the first runners up and the match officials. Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Sports Hub Mr Manu Sawhney was also present, and presented medals to the second runners up, as well as a trophy to Shuhadah Gaffoor of Woodlands Wellington FC, the Sports Hub Player of the Match.

Mr Lim said: “Congratulations to Warriors FC for doing themselves proud and winning the Women’s Challenge Cup at the National Stadium, and Woodlands Wellington FC for exhibiting true grit, skill and talent in trying to put the Cup into their trophy cabinet. Both teams worked hard to get here, and tonight’s exciting final showcased just how much potential our women footballers have. I would also like to thank Singapore Sports Hub for providing a great venue for our players to wrap up the women’s football season 2016 on a high note. Going forward, we will continue to work with our partners to develop and promote women’s, community and grassroots football at all levels as we strive to use the appeal of football to reach out to the masses.”

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

Final

Woodlands Wellington FC [0]

Warriors FC [2]

(Sitianiwati Rosielin 87’, 89’)
Third Place Play-off

Arion Football Academy [5]

(Chris Yip-Au 12’, 32’, 61’, 72’, Regina Tan 83’)

Police Sports Association [0]
Sports Hub Player of the Match – Shuhadah Gaffoor (Woodlands Wellington FC)

Credits: www.fas.org.sg

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