By Babatunde Alao:
Defending SWAN Cup champions, Complete Sports look set to zoom into the semi-final of the 2018 Bet9ja SWAN Cup today as they lock horns with unfancied Unilag FM as the Legacy Pitch of the National stadium in Surulere,Lagos.
The Ojeagbase Boys have been in vicious form since the competition started and are the overwhelming favourite to retain the title they won in elegance and style last year.
Football watchers have predictable a basketball scoreline today for the Okota Bombers whose tiki-taka brand of football has endeared them to the fans who have been following the exciting competition.
Complete Sports qualified for quarters after dispatching The Sun Newspapers 4-2 in their last preliminary game.
In other quarterfinal games today,Voice of Nigeria will take on Radio Nigeria,Community Watch will clash with Top Radio while Sports Vision will engage The Nation in the pairings released by the organisers.
Sportsvision took out Hotsport TV 3-0 and played out a 1-1 draw against Top Radio who finished runners-up in the group as both qualified for today’s last eight games.
Voice of Nigeria strolled past all opponents in Group A scoring a tournament record 13 goals and conceding just two on their way to the quarterfinals.
Chairman of Lagos SWAN, Debo Oshundun, on Wednesday said he was impressed so far by the standard exhibited in the competition.
“We have really done well and I am particularly impressed with the turnout of our members,” Oshundun said.
Also today, there will be a grand reception for the re-elected Nigeria Football Federation 1st Vice President, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, at the Secretariat of the association, as part of the SWAN Week ceremony.