FC Robo International, owners of FC Robo Queens is a privately owned professional football club from Lagos, Nigeria. Founded on the 19th of April, Osahon Emmanuel Orobosa, a veteran of the Nigerian football league, primarily as a football academy for boys but soon expanded to accommodate soon expanded to accommodate girls/women program, a decision which has since proven to be very positive for the club as her current popularity and growing-base (Nationally and Internationally) is largely due to the successful exploits of her female team (FC Robo Queens).
|Full name||FC Robo International, Lagos|
|Founded||19 April 1999|
|Ground||FIFA Goal project (Legacy) turf, National Stadium, Lagos |
|League||Nigerian Women Premier League|
FC Robo Queens is a women's association football club based in Lagos State, Nigeria and a member of the Nigerian Women Football League (NWFL) and have competed in the Nigeria Women Premier League, the highest division for women association football in the country.
Through FC Robo Queens, the club has contributed immensely to the women’s game in Nigeria, Africa and the world at large having produced several talented players for the Nigerian national team and a host of professional women clubs across the globe. BBC and Two-time African footballer of the year, Asisat Oshoala, along with Esther Sunday, Rashidat Ajibade, Aminat Yakubu are all products of the club's academy program and youth program.
2017 Squad List
Squad list for match-day two in 2017.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Notable former players
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