Ramat Cup: Kwara crushes Kano to book semi final ticket

Must read

EFCC Belongs To All, Not For Anybody – Bawa

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) belongs to all Nigerians and not to anybody. This is according to...

INEC To Blacklist Political Parties Over Violent Congresses

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will blacklist political parties unable to conduct peaceful congresses and primaries.

Bayelsa CP orders investigation into Death of a Yenagoa Baker.

By Amgbare Ekaunkumo, Yenagoa Commissioner of Police (CP), Bayelsa State, CP Mike Okoli fs ,...

Nigeria’s foreign policy must engage other nations – Gbajabiamila

…says efforts should be geared toward addressing new challenges By Doris Fedinard

..as Ogun, Oyo squares up in S/West derby

By Mike Oboh

Defending champions Kwara state on Wednesday crushed Kano state 3-1 in the ongoing Ramat cup tournament to advanced to the semi finals of the competition.

Kwara outplayed the host who were tagged tournament favourite because of their records in the group stage with a performance associated with a team ready to climb to the top.

The winner’s Technical Director, Sam Elijah who spoke after the match, attributed their victory to determination and focus as they were aware it was a difficult task playing against the host.

Elijah said that with the victory against Kano in the quarter finals, he was optimistic that the team will retain the trophy though the task ahead was still challenging.

READ  Ramat cup: Kano in flying start

“We were worried when we got the quarter finals ticket to play against the host state, we challenged the players to see the game as the final before the final, and thank God they won the match, so looking forward I am optimistic that we are going to retain the trophy,” he said.

In the other matches, Bauchi defeated Kebbi 2-0 ,Oyo won 2-1 against Sokoto while Ogun after a 1-1 draw against Gombe picked the semi final ticket as they carried the day in the ensured penalty kicks 3-2.

In the semi finals that will be decided on Thursday inside the Pillars stadium, Kwara will take on Bauchi just as it will be a south west affairs in the second match when Ogun confronts Oyo.

READ  Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia suspends visas for pilgrims

Copyright DAYBREAK.

All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from DAYBREAK NEWS.

More articles

1506 COMMENTS

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest article

EFCC Belongs To All, Not For Anybody – Bawa

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) belongs to all Nigerians and not to anybody. This is according to...

INEC To Blacklist Political Parties Over Violent Congresses

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will blacklist political parties unable to conduct peaceful congresses and primaries.

Bayelsa CP orders investigation into Death of a Yenagoa Baker.

By Amgbare Ekaunkumo, Yenagoa Commissioner of Police (CP), Bayelsa State, CP Mike Okoli fs ,...

Nigeria’s foreign policy must engage other nations – Gbajabiamila

…says efforts should be geared toward addressing new challenges By Doris Fedinard