Maritime Cup semifinal matches hold today, ENL battles ABTL, NPA against Josephdam
The first semifinal match will kick off by at 9.00 a.m. at the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Sports Ground, Bode Thomas, Surulere, with ENL Consortium facing fellow terminal operator, Apapa Bulk Terminal Limited (ABTL). In the second match, Josephdam Port Services Limited will take on defending champions, NPA from 3.00 p.m.
ENL qualified for the semifinal having emerged the leader of Group A with seven points and a goal difference of plus six.
NPA, which finished in Group A as runner-up, also had seven points and a goal difference of plus-six, but fell behind ENL on the number of goals score. ENL scored eight goals while NPA scored seven at the group stage.
Josephdam finished as the winner of Group B having defeated Tin Can Island Container Terminal (TICT) 2-0 and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) 3-0.
The team played 2-2 draw with ABTL, which had earlier defeated NIMASA 3-0 and TICT 3-2.
Dangote Ports Operation, Morbod Group, and NPA support the 2019 Maritime Cup competition.