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ODFL: Elite FC, Raw Gold set for semis’battle against Ijapo Ages, Ashysam

By Femi Atolagbe

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Elite FC have thrashed Real Ifon 3-0 in the match day two of the ongoing second edition of Ondo State Football League, while Ashysam FC also defeated Royal Godwin 2-0 in the Super Eight competition decided at the Ondo State Sports complex,Akure.

The results of the matchday two will mean that both teams have qualified for the semi finals scheduled for Thursday.

The first semi finals will feature Ijapo Ages Stars FC against Raw Gold while Elite FC will be up against Ashysam FC in the second semi finals.

In a chat with newsmen , the team manager of Elite FC, Oluwatobiloba Ajani thanked God for the victory ,saying his players played according to game plan of absorbing their opponents in the first half while they came all out against them in the second half which worked perfectly for us.

He commended the organisers for organizing one the best competitions in the state, saying the officiating was superb, but there is always room for improvement.

Assistant Coach of Real Ifon Saheed Atiku said it was a good game from both sides, saying in every competition, a winner must emerge.

He said : We are on the losing side today, there is nothing we can do about that, tomorrow may be ours.

Our players performed excellently, we lost concentration because of the penalty awarded against us which really affected the morale of the players.

The assistant coach of Ashysam FC, Omoyele Adeniran described the encounter as very tough despite defeating his opponent 2-0.

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He commended the match officials for the job well done, saying his side was well prepared for the semi final on Thursday.

“I believe my team will do well in our next match , we are going to defeat any team that come our way next.”

The Royal Goldwin Team Manager promised to improve in future competitions, saying this is their first attempt at the Ondo State Football league.

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