2nd JAMB Tertiary Institutions football tourney enters semis

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The four semi-finalists of the on-going 2nd Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) sponsored tertiary institutions football competition have emerged.

In the first quarter-final yesterday, University of Ilorin defeated Enugu State University 2-1, to sustain their good run in the competition.

Ekiti State University team also defeated Federal College of Education, Kano by a lone goal to pick the ticket the semi-final.

The other two semi-finalists are Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin and Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria. Kwara State Polytechnic played out a goalless draw with GloryLand Institute of Management Studies, Ankpa, but went through 4-3 on penalties.

Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic also went through 5-4 on penalties against Delta State University, Abraka, after playing two-all draw at the regulation time.

The two semi-final matches will be played today (Friday) at the University of Ilorin Sports Complex.

University of Ilorin will take on Ekiti State University by 9.00am, while Kwara State Polytechnic square up with Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, by 11.00am.

The third place and final match holds Saturday, at the same venue.

16 institutions, which cuts across Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education, both public and private participated in the competition.

College of Education, Minna, Niger state won the first edition last year.

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