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The ongoing SWAN/Opulent Media Cup that started a week ago has entered the quarter-finals stage.
No fewer than 16 media organizations participated in the maiden edition of the
5-Aside knockout football competition .
A statement signed by Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji SWAN secretary states that during the last week episodes, the
Ogun State Television (OGTV) knocked out Super FM, Ijebu-Ode 4-nil, while Nigeria Television Authority, (NTA) Abeokuta booted out Roots FM on 5-2 scoreline.
Also, Radio Nigeria known as paramount fm defeated Sweet FM 7-3, while the match between Rock City FM and Family FM ended 3-2 in favour of Family FM.
In other matches played, Consolidated Chapel, qualified to the quarter-final in 11goals thriller, beating Splash FM 6-5, Federated Chapel of Ogun NUJ also qualified to the last eight of the competition following the withdrawal of their opponent, OGBC.
Smash FM booked their place in the quarter-final through Walk Over, while Information Officers from the Ogun State Ministry of information and Strategy managed to beat the star-studded Microphone Mavericks of Ogun FIBAN 1-nil.
In the quarter-final fixtures, Radio Nigeria will clash with Federated chapel, while OGTV will battle for the Semi-final ticket with Consolidated chapel.
Other quarter-final matches include Family FM taking on Smash FM, State Ministry of Information will tackle NTA, Abeokuta.
The quarter-finals and semi-finals matches will be played on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively, while the final and closing ceremony comes up on Thursday, 31st March, 2022.
Members of the public are enjoined to grace the match venue at the Fun Turf of the MKO Abiola International Stadium, Kuto, Abeokuta.