Edo, Oyo qualify for Etisalat U-15 national finals
lIorin zone kicks off
Asegun Comprehensive Secondary School, Ibadan, Oyo State, and Niger College Junior School, Benin City, Edo State, have qualified for the Etisalat U-15 School Cup football competition after emerging champions at the Ibadan Centre.
The Edo and Oyo teams outclassed schools from Ekiti, Ondo, Lagos, Ogun and Osun States at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba and Wesley College Playing Ground, Elekuro to win the tickets for the national finals billed for Lagos in November.
Oyo defeated Osun State with a solitary strike from Abdul Rasheed Qudus in their first game before walloping Ogun State 5-1 in their second game with Qudus scoring a brace and providing two assists before edging Lagos team by 1-0 in their last game.
Similarly, Edo maintained an unbeaten run throughout the qualifiers after successive victories over Delta, Ondo and Ekiti States, scoring a total of eight goals and conceding just one.
Meanwhile, schools from Kwara, Kogi, Nassarawa, Niger, Plateau, FCT, Benue and Cross River States will battle for the two slots available at the Ilorin regional qualifiers billed for October 17 to 21 at the Ilorin Township Stadium.