Ramat Cup: Lagos zoomS to semi- final


By; Ayo Ojedokun, Lagos.
Lagos State representative at the ongoing YSFON organized has qualified for the semi- final of the U-16 Ramat Cup competition which is expected to be decided today at the Kano Pillars Stadium, Kano State.
The Lagos lads defeated hard fighting Ogun State by a lone goal to book a ticket to the final four of the Championship.
Other quarter- final matches are Katsina who defeated Rivers State by 2-0. As Kaduna recorded a 1-0 victory over the host state, Kano while Bauchi defeated Adamawa by 3-0 to book the last semi- final ticket.
With this result, Lagos State will now meet Katsina State in the first semi- final match while Kaduna trade tackle against Bauchi in the last semi- final match.
However, YSFON has announced that the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje and his Deputy have promised to grace the finals of the competition which comes up on Sunday.
In a statement by the President of the Federation, Yusuf Gawuna explained  that the decision of the Governor and his Deputy to grace the finals is unprecedented in the history of the Federation even as he promised that all logistics had been put on ground to ensure a successful final.
Gawuna, while commending all the participating states for exhibiting good spirit of sportsmanship, singled out Yobe State for participating in the competition not minding the security challenges being faced by the state.
The grand finale comes up tomorrow (Sunday) at the Kano Pillars Stadium.


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