Bet9ja NLO Super 8: Racine, FRSC for finals

By TUNDE SHAMSUDEEN

 

AS Racine Football Club will battle Federal Road Safety Corps FC of Abuja, in the Bet9ja Nationwide League One Super 8 finals on Saturday October 29.

To get to the finals, the two clubs had to overcome some of the best clubs in the NLO, My People FC of Lagos and Papilo FC of Owerri in the semi-finals.

AS Racine defeated My People 1-0 courtesy of Olafimihan Gafar’s  62nd minute goal image while inspiring FRSC edged out Papilo 5-4 on penalties after full-time ended 0-0.

The final match of the weeklong Tournament will hold at the Agege Stadium, Lagos and it will be a battle of teams in the country’s third tier league.

The city of Lagos will be agog for the Saturday finale as there is a lot to play for because a giant trophy is at stake for the winner, Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals for the best three teams.

There will be awards for Highest Goal Scorer, Best Goalkeeper, and Fair play plague.

The third place will be between My People FC and Papilo FC by 11.am, while the Side Attraction Finals will be between Spartans FC and Collins Edwin FC by 1.pm, with the grand finale between AS Racine and FRSC comes up by 4.pm.


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Born July 13, 1965, Fred Edoreh hails from Umeh, Isoko South, Delta State. He attended St. John Primary School, Iselegu, Mater Dei Collage Ashaka, St. Patrick’s Grammar School, Asaba for HSC and graduated in English and Literary Studies at Bendel State University, Ekpoma.
He went into journalism in 1990 with Newbreed Magazine and later crossed over to television production with Ultimate Sports and Soccerworld on the Nigeria Televsion Authority.
He subsequently moved to pioneer Internet publishing in Nigeria with Nigeriasports.com and was later employed at Silverbird Television from where he moved as Editor of Weekend Sports at Naational Mirror Newspapers.
He currently publishes the online sports website www.sportstalkafrica.com besides and also runs a sports marketing outfit, Westcoast Works and Projects, managing and marketing live radio broadcast of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

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