FC Robo

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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).

FC Robo (Queens) International
FC Robo logo.jpg
Full name FC Robo International, Lagos
Founded 19 April 1999; 19 years ago (1999-04-19)
Ground FIFA Goal project (Legacy) turf, National Stadium, Lagos [1]
Capacity 3,000
Manager Nigeria Emmanuel Osahon
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.

Asisat Oshoala is also an ambassador of the club in 2016, a move to help uplift the business brand and image of the club.[2][3]

2017 Squad List[edit]

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.

No. Position Player
27 Nigeria GK Damilola Amole
20 Nigeria DF Chidinma Uchegbu
14 Nigeria DF Omobola Falese
16 Nigeria DF Esther Ndubisi
6 Nigeria MF Mercy Joseph
8 Nigeria MF Maria Oke
12 Nigeria MF Fehintola Mabokanje
10 Nigeria MF Rasheedat Ajibade
21 Nigeria FW Gift Monday
26 Nigeria FW Omowunmi Omosuyi
9 Nigeria FW Chidinma Okeke
1 Nigeria GK Augustina Unamba
15 Nigeria MF Mary Okereke
23 Nigeria MF Islamiat Raji
No. Position Player
4 Nigeria DF Fatimoh Omotosho
7 Nigeria FW Fatimoh Moyesan
13 Nigeria MF Olabiyi Folajomi
5 Nigeria DF Kafilat Illoh
22 Nigeria GK Adegbite Bukola
17 Nigeria FW Helen Christopher
19 Nigeria FW Vera Isaac
11 Nigeria B. Aliu
3 Nigeria C. B. Ajeh
2 Nigeria O. Emeka
28 Nigeria MF M. Yusuf
18 Nigeria DF Cynthia Elu
37 Nigeria D. Peter
35 Nigeria GK Rita Igwe

Notable former players[edit]

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