Bayelsa SWAN Week: TVC, New Waves Newspaper qualify for Clinton Thompson Football Competition final

The Television Continental (TVC) and New Waves Newspaper on Thursday qualified for the final match of the five-a-side football competition of the 2017 Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Bayelsa Week.

The semi-finals of the football competition tagged “Clinton Thompson Bayelsa SWAN Cup’’ was played at the Peace Park Pitch in Onopa, Yenagoa.

TVC defeated NTA 3-2 while the state-owned newspaper, New Waves, beat Royal FM 4-1 to qualify for the final.

The two teams will slug it out in the final of the competition on Friday at the Kontiki Amusement Park and Resort.

The NTA FC will be meeting Royal FM FC for the third-place position.

Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) after their semi-final match win, the TVC captain, Ovieteme George, said his team was ready to clinch the trophy.

George, who was thankful to God over their victory into the final stage, urged the players not to relent from the already-established teamwork.

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