NUGA: UNIBEN, UNICAL, UNILAG Enter Football Quarters
Universities of Benin and Calabar have qualified for the Quarter Final stage in the football category of the ongoing Nigerian Universities Game.
Other teams that also qualified for Quarter Final matches are – Niger Delta University; University of Nigeria, Nsuka; Obafemi Awolowo University, University of Calabar; Bayero University of Kano and University of Lagos.
UNIBEN qualified after defeating BUK, 2-0 and UNIJOS after beating, 2 – 0.
While OAU will battle with NDU; UNN and UNILAG will be playing against UNICAL and BUK on Thursday (today) respectively.
Winner between OAU and NDU will play against the winner between UNN and UNICAL also the victorious team between UNILAG and BUK will compete against either UNIBEN or UNIJOS in the Semi-final stage.
If UNILAG and UNIJOS defeat their opponents, it will be another tussle between the two teams who qualified from the same group. A win by UNILAG in their group stage was earlier protested by UNUIJOS.
In their group stages, OAU drew UNICAL, 1-1; while NDU lost to UNN with three goals to one.