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Kogi Governor's Cup: Kabba, Igalamela cruise to last four

01 September 2015, 08:50

Abuja -  Kabba/Bunu Local government advanced to the semi-final of the 2015 Kogi Governor's Cup after they defeated their Lokoja counterparts 4-3 on penalty in a quarterfinal tie on Sunday.

Both teams played out a 1-1 draw in the regulation time before the winner was decided in the penalty shootout lottery at the Lokoja Confluence Stadium.

Earlier, Igalamela/Odolu local government were whitewashed by Omala 6-0 in another quarterfinal match to progress into the next stage.

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Next up, Dekina local government will face Okehi on Saturday 5th September while Adavi will lock horns with Kogi on Sunday 6th September, both quarter-final ties.

The 2015 Kogi Governor's Cup is organized by the Kogi State Football Association and it's been held for the first time since 2010 and second in 19 years.

It is the second grassroots football competition staged by the Mallam Umar Isah-led state football body after the maiden Kogi Primary Schools U-13 football championship held in April.

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