By Daniels Ekugo
The on-going National Finals of the season three of the Etisalat U-15 School Cup has entered the semi-final stage with the four qualified teams set to battle for the two tickets to the final to be played on Saturday at Campos Square, Lagos.
The four semi-finalists include the school teams representing the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Enugu, Kwara and Enugu states.
The Kwara team represented by Socrates Secondary School, Ilorin and
FOSLA Academy representing the FCT capped their impressive run in the tournament with a 2-1 victory over Kwara to top the group with nine points while Kwara takes up the second spot.
In the second group, Oyo leads with nine points followed by Enugu with six points from three matches.
In the first semi-final match to be decided at the Digital Bridge Institute Stadium, Oshodi, FOSLA Academy of the FCT will come up against New Layout Secondary School, Enugu while Oyo takes on Kwara in the second semi-final match.
The national champion of the 2016 edition will receive the Champions Trophy and a cash prize of N2 million educational award while its players will go home with N50,000 each. The second-placed team will go home with N1 million with the players pocketing extra N30,000 each while the third-place winner will have the sum of N750,000.00 for its efforts with its players receiving N20,000.00 each.