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Akwa Ibom, Kwara in NYG football final clash

Team Kwara has set up a final encounter against Team Akwa Ibom having defeated Team Lagos 4-2 via penalties in the football event at the ongoing 2018 National Youth Games in Ilorin.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the match had ended 1-1 during regulation time.


In the first football game, eight-man Team Akwa Ibom beat Team Anambra 3-1 also on penalties after a goalless draw during regulation time.

Team Kwara will now face its counterparts from Akwa Ibom in the final match of the tournament scheduled for 3 p.m. on Wednesday.


Six states registered for the football event, but two withdrew due to financial constraints, leaving the number that registered to four.