States jostle for honours as CNS Cup enters quarter-finals


Kwara state U-14 team maintained its impressive run at the ongoing 19th edition of the Chief of Naval Staff Cup as they defeated their counterpart from Osun 3-0 on Wednesday to set up a quarter-final clash against Ekiti State.

Despite defeating Kano boys 3-0, the lads from Bauchi failed to reach the next round of the game as they surrender the second ticket of Group A to Osun State who will be facing Enugu in one of the last eight games billed for this afternoon.

While Edo State will be battling Oyo for one of the last four stage tickets, Kebbi will also be looking for a way to scale through the hurdles of Rivers State in another encounter billed for Kwara Football Academy.

In the female category, Kwara State girls thrashed the Nigerian Navy Secondary School girls 5-0 while Ekiti, who will face Benue in the last group stage match also today at the Queen School by 12pm lost to Oyo State 3-0.


Osun 0-3 Kwara

Kano 0-3 Bauchi

Delta 0-0 Ekiti

Kaduna 1-1 Enugu

Ondo 1-3 Edo

Nigerian Navy 1-2 Rivers

Nasarawa 2-3 Adamawa

Oyo 1-1 Kebbi

NOWA U-17 Girls tournament 

Nigerian Navy 0-5 Kwara 

Oyo 3-0 Ekiti



Kwara vs Ekiti 12:00 noon

Enugu vs Osun – 12:00 noon

Edo vs Oyo – 1:30pm

Kebbi vs Rivers – 1:30pm.


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