After 10 days of exciting football action, the semi-finalists have emerged in this year’s Maritime Cup Football Competition. They are Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Micura Stevedoring Services, Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents Agents (ANLCA) and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).
ANLCA emerged leaders of Group A with seven points yesterday after defeating sister association, the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) 2-1 at the NPA Sports Ground, Surulere, Lagos.
ANLCA had earlier played a goalless draw with Sifax and defeated NCS 3-0 in the group match.
Customs is Group A runner up with six points after defeating Sifax Group 4-0 yesterday. In their earlier group matches, Sifax defeated defending champions NAGAFF 3-0 and played a goalless draw with Sifax.
In Group B, NPA emerged group leader with seven points after defeating Micura 3-0 at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos yesterday. NPA, which is playing for the first time in the competition had earlier defeated ENL Consoritum 2-1 and drew 1-1 with Dominion Divine Freight Forwarders to top the group.
2009 champions, Micura Stevedoring Services is Group B runners-up with six points. They fell 0-3 to NPA; defeated Dominion Divine 2-1 and ENL Consortium 3-0.
The semi-final matches will be played on Wednesday with first-timers, ANLCA taking on Micura at 10am.
The second semi-final match is between Customs and NPA at 4pm.