Juventus FC, Achievas FC, Magic Empire FC, and Onyi Best have progressed to the semifinal of the ongoing Amuwo Odofin Face-Off 3 tournament.
The likes of Juventus FC and Onyi Best FC have been named as tournament favorites with plenty left to play for as the knockout phase is in view.
The semifinal will be played on Saturday, June 11 while the final game will be played on Sunday, June 12.
Obi Chinonso, a representative of Juventus FC, said “I am very delighted with the way my team played today and I am so happy that we are leading the group with 9 points.
“I’m going to advise my players not to be carried away with the 9 points because if you will remember the Super Eagles of Nigeria qualified from the group stage of the 2022 nation’s cup but they lost in the knockout stage.
“I and my colleagues will discuss with the boys they need to remain focused and I look forward to the semifinal. I am sure we will win the next game if we stay focused.”
Odebe Johnson, a player of Achievas FC, spoke for his team when he said, “I am happy because we qualified for the semifinal. We are doing our best to improve every day. We need more games so we can win more.”
Daniel David, a resident of Festac and a fan of the tournament was elated when he said, “The games are cool and I am expecting Juventus FC to make it to the Final, I like them.
“I expect Juventus FC and Onyi Best FC to make it to the Final but I know they will make it to the final because they are very good.”
The founder of Amuwo Odofin Face-Off 3, Iyke Henry (Dr. Radio), thanked his fans, teams, and sponsors for their contributions.
“This is the third edition and thanks to you my wonderful fans and I want to thank God almighty. It has been an amazing and stressful journey.
“We have rounded up the group stage. Of the 8 teams, we have Achievas FC, Juventus FC, Prekese FC, Darius FC, Magic Empire FC, Onyi Best FC, Gbadun FC, and Dikachief FC.
“Congratulations to the four teams that made it to the Semi-Final.
“I want to say thank you to the amazing fans who come out here every weekend to watch this football tournament. It’s only going to get better because we are trying to put this together to make sure the 4th edition is bigger and better.
He also congratulated teams that did not qualify for the knockout stage.
Semifinal Fixtures are as follows:
Achievas FC VS Onyi Best FC
Juventus FC vs Magic Empire FC
The tournament is held at Darius Turf, Diamond Estate, Amuwo Odofin.