2019 Bet9ja Royal: Ekete United keep qualification hope alive

October 27, 2019

Ekete United kept their hopes of qualifying to the knockout stage of the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup alive with an emphatic 3 – 1 win over Golden Albion on Monday, October 21, 2019 at the Warri City Stadium, National Daily learnt.

The tie, which had been an outstanding Group G fixture following the non availability of the venue earlier on, saw Ekete dispatching Albion with aplomb through goals from Solomon Agbeghoroma, Christopher Igegbu, and Erhuwu Elvis.

The result takes Ekete United to four points on the group standing and keeps them within touching distance with Delta Eagles of Ozoro.

Speaking after the tie, a top official of Ekete United, Kingsley Awaritoma, said that their final group game against Delta Eagles on Wednesday is a must win for them.

An outright win or draw of any complexion would be good enough to take Ekete United through to the Round of 16 and hope All Stars International Academy falter or draw against Golden Albion on Matchday 3.

Meanwhile, MWF De Titans have crashed out of the 2019 Royal Cup after the University boys lost 5 – 1 to Young Shall Grow FC.

This result, another outstanding Matchday 2 tie, takes Group H down to the wire on Matchday 3, as God’s Project FC and Mega Stars are both on four points, with Young Shall Grow FC and MWF De Titans all on three and zero points respectively.

On MD 3, Young Shall Grow FC will play God’s Project FC and Mega Stars will hope to pounce on MWF De Titans for all available points at stake.

PV: 0

You may be interested


Man Makes Two Girls Steal N400,000 From Their Parents For Him With Marriage Proposal

Webby - November 21, 2019

Anambra State Police Command has arrested a 22-years-old man identified as David Maduabuchi for luring two teenage girls on Facebook…


Stakeholders call for collective effort to mitigate effects of climate change

Webby - November 21, 2019

Stakeholders in the Environment sector have called for collective efforts towards mitigating the effects of climate change. They made this…


Sports Ministry Partner With NESG, Aims to Reposition Sports As Business

Webby - November 20, 2019

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development have partnered with the National Economic Summit Group (NESG) on the need…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.