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Unity Preseason Tournament Semifinals: Its An All NPFL Affairs

Wikki Tourists FC and Katsina United on Thursday picked the remaining two slots to make it an all NPFL teams semi finals at the ongoing Unity Preseason Tournament holding in Abuja.

The tournament which Started with 12 teams has seen the elite division clubs showing their class, despite initial set backs to the lower division teams, to emerge at the last four. Thereby, separating the men from the boys.

The last match of the Group C which was played between Wikki Tourists of Bauchi and Katsina United lived up to expectations, and watched by capacity crowd which included the Chairman of NFF Technical Committee Alhaji Ahmed Fresh, NFF Technical Department members Paul Aigbogun, and Garba Lawal, Nigeria Football Coaches Association Chairman and National U. 20 coach, Ladan Bosso, Super Eagles Coordinator Patrick Pascal, former National team Coach James Peters among others, saw both teams qualifying for the Semi Final of the Unity Pre Season tournament in style after settling for a goalless draw.

Wikki Tourists garnered 7points and +7goals advantage to top group C, while Katsina United finished as best losers with same points with lesser goals advantage.

Wikki Tourists will now take on Plateau United in one of the Semi Finals tomorrow Friday 5/11/2021
by 4pm at the Area 3 playing ground, while the first Semi Final by 2pm same day will be between Nasarawa United and Katsina United.

The final of the tournament has been slated for Sunday 7th November 2021 at the Area 3 playing pitch.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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