Fidelis Ilechukwu Super 8 League Enters Semi-final Stage
Action in the Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu Super 8 League (Camara 2020) returns in Jos today after the ban of contact sports was lifted as the semi-final matches take centre stage.
In the first semi-final slated for today in this maiden edition, Jazzy Stars Football Academy will confront Victory Football Club by 3:30pm, while the second match of the day will see Corinthians FC against FC Izam.
According to the chief organizer, Endurance Victory Emmanuel, “The semi-finals will be in a league format to give Coach Ilechukwu that believes in young players, opportunity of seeing these players in more than two games in order to access them very well and the successful ones will fulfil their dreams of playing professional football at the highest level in Nigeria.”
Here are the results of group matches played before the competition went into a COVID-19 enforced break:
Group A: El kanemi 3 Highland Stars 0,
Jazzy Stars FA 2 FC Izam 1, Highland Stars 0 FC Izam 3(W/O), Jazzy Stars 3 Highland Stars 0(W/O), FC Izam 3 Elkanemi Junior 0, Jazzy Stars 2 Elkanemi 1.
Group A Standing:
Jazzy Stars 3 9pts
FC Izam 3 6pts
Elkanemi 3 3pts
Highland 3 0pt.
Group B: Corinthians fc 4 Ajester fc 3, Ajester 2 Victory Academy 5, Corinthians 2 Victory 1, Future Stars 0 Corinthians 4, Ajester 2 Future Stars 0, Victory 3 Future Stars 1.
Group B Standing:
Corinthians fc 3 9pts
Victory fc 3 6pts
Ajester fc 3 3pts
Future Stars 3 0pt.
Hence, Jazzy Stars FA and FC Izam qualify from group A, while Corinthians fc and Victory fc qualify from group B to a semi-final that will be played in a league format.