ABEOKUTA – It will be clash of Titans on Sunday, as the Champions of 2021 SWAN/Security and Safety Cup, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) will face the Nigeria Police team, Police Machines at the semi-final of the ongoing SWAN/Security cup.
The semi-final encounter on Sunday will be the second time the two giant security outfits will face each other at the SWAN/Security Cup organized by Ogun State chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN).
Recall that NSCDC defeated Nigeria Police 1nil at the finals in 2021 to emerge champions.
Team NSCDC defeated Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) in a tension-soaked quarter-final match.
Ogunsanya Olalekan gave VGN the lead in 5min through a volley ball above the NSCDC goalkeeper, Ogungbo Femi.
NSCDC’s Fisayo Ayorinde put the defending champions back to the game in the 14th minute through a header from the corner kick.
Team NSCDC, finally, booked a place in the semi-final after winning 4-3 on penalty shootout.
In another encounter, Nigerian Customs Service beat Immigration 5-0 in what looked like a friendly to book a semi final ticket against TRACE Corps on Sunday.
Nigeria Police proved its superiority over flying antelopes of Amotekun Corps with a comfortable 2-1 win to also qualify for the semi-final against their title rivals, NSCDC.
The two semi final matches will be played on Sunday, 18th September, 2022 beginning from 2pm.