20 December 2012

Nigeria: FCT Battle Ogun in National U-13 Championship Final

Abuja — Teams from Ogun and the FCT have booked places in Thursday's final match in the 2012 National Under-13 Football Championship in Abuja.

In semi-final matches played on Wednesday at the FIFA Goal Project venue of the competition, FCT beat Niger 3 - 0 while Ogun beat Kaduna 4 - 1.

The third-place match will therefore be between Niger and Kaduna state from 2 p.m, while the final match is to kick off by 4 p.m. The FCT team have remained unbeaten in all four matches they have played so far.

They had earlier beaten Ogun 3 - 1 in the preliminary round of the competition which has eight teams taking part. The final match will help to determine the champion of the 2012 National Under-13 Championship.

NAN reports that 25 players would be picked for the national under-13 team camp at the end of the competition by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

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