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Nigeria Customs Football Team Through to Quarter-Finals


The Nigeria Customs Service football team continues to dominate the ongoing Maritime Cup 2023. In a remarkable showdown against Blueche Lomado on Tuesday, 31 October 2023, in Lagos, the NCS team asserted its authority with an impressive 6-1 victory, securing a spot in the quarter-finals and solidifying its status as a powerhouse in Nigerian football.

According to Akinwale Fatoki, Superintendent of Customs, Public Relations Officer, Staff College in a press release said, the game ignited with a spectacular goal in the 15th minute by Superintendent of Customs Peter Tangulu, who later sealed the match with another goal.

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IMG 20231101 WA0039“The NCS team continued to exhibit prowess with Assistant Superintendent of Customs I Bamidele Omodara netting a goal in the 48th minute. The momentum didn’t stop there, as Assistant Superintendent of Customs II Munkiala Abubakar and SC Buhari Sani contributed goals in the 56th and 68th minutes, respectively.”

According to the statement, the victory not only highlights the NCS’s football expertise but also secures their place in the Maritime Cup quarter-finals, following their previous win against the Nigerian Navy with a 1-0 score on Thursday, 26 October 2023.

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IMG 20231101 WA0039 1The statement reveals that the NCS team is poised to take on the underdogs, Trucks Transit Park (TTP), on Thursday, November 2, 2023, at the NPA sports ground, building anticipation as they aim to continue their winning streak.


“The quarter-finals are scheduled for Monday, 6 November 2023, where the NCS team will face off against either the winner or runner-up of Group C, promising a fiercely competitive match,” the release stated.

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Joshua Okoria

Joshua Okoria is a Lagos based multi-skilled journalist covering the maritime industry. His ICT and graphic design skills makes him a resourceful person in any modern newsroom. He read mass communication at the Olabisi Onabanjo University and has sharpened his knowledge in media practice from several other short courses. 07030562600, hubitokoria@gmail.com

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