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2018 Nigeria Bankers Games enter semifinals

The stage is set for semifinals of football event at the ongoing 2018 Nigeria Bankers Games at the YabaTech Sports Complex, Yaba on Sunday.

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In the semifinal pairings, First City Monument Bank (FCMB) will entertain United Bank of Africa (UBA) at 1:30pm, while Fidelity Bank takes on Union Bank at 3:00pm.

To qualify for last four, Fidelity Bank defeated Keystone Bank by two nil with both goals scored in the first half of the game, while FCMB beats Sterling Bank by three nil with Ekanem Nsikak grabbing a hat trick.

Union Bank also qualified for the semifinals, courtesy their 4-3 penalties win over Stanbic IBTC Bank. The match was evenly poised at 1 goal apiece at the end of normal time went straight to penalties.

In the last quarter final match, 5-time champions UBA took on 2017 runners-up First Bank. Both teams were rivals as they had meet in the previous two editions of the tournament with First Bank winning both encounters. The game ended one-all before UBA sail through on 4-2 penalties.

 


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