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Men's football kicks off at Eko 2012



The men's soccer event of the 18th edition of the Nigerian National Sports Festival, also referred to Eko 2012, will get underway at the Onikan Stadium and Yabatech football pitch on Monday.

According to draws for the men's soccer event released at the weekend, Team Abia and their Plateau counterparts will play the opening game at the Onikan Stadium from 8am local time (9am CAT) on Monday.

Hosts, Lagos will face Adamawa two hours later before Katsina and Delta tango in the last game of the opening in Group A at the same venue.

The seventh team in Group A, Oyo will wait to open their account on Wednesday when they face Adamawa.

The six states in Group B will begin their contest on Wednesday with a northern clash between Gombe and Zamfara.

Kwara and Osun will take centre stage before Enugu and Cross River rounds off the games for Wednesday in Group B at the Yabatech football pitch.

Two teams are expected to qualify from each of the groups for the semifinals of the men's soccer event at the National Sports Festival in Nigeria.

Group A

Adamawa

Kastina

Plateau

Oyo

Abia

Delta

Lagos

Group B

Gombe

Zamfara

Kwara

Osun

Enugu

Cross River



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