SND U-17 Tourney: Embassy Dumps Out Brilliant 36 Lion, Secure 3rd Semifinal Ticket

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Embassy football club sent 36 Lions packing from the Sea Never Dry grassroots competition following a hard fought 2-1 victory over 36 Lions on Thursday evening in the 3rd quarterfinal fixture played at the Supreme Distilleries Field Iju-Ota Ogun, OwoSports reports.

Two first half goals from Kadir and Anthony was enough to send Embassy through to the semifinal as they held on despite conceding early in the second half after Mumini Bashir pulled one back for 36 Lion who were full of energy in the second half, however they lacked the cutting edge as couldn’t find the equalizer to force the game into penalties.

Reacting after the game was Coach Femi, the head coach of 36 Lion Academy who expressed satisfaction following the display of his lads despite the loss.

“It was a good game, i’m proud of my boys despite the result, they really put in a good fight it was never a bad performance if you ask me, I came here with kids U-17 who came up against men.

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