Unical Malabites 2 Unilorin Warriors 0: Odey Santos brace sends Malabites through

The striker’s second-half double unseated the Ilorin based school and Jimoh Oyefolarin’s boys will face UAM Tillers in the final

University of Calabar defeated the University of Ilorin 2-0 to secure a place in 2019 Higher Institution Football League final.

Second half strikes from Odey Santos handed coach Jimoh Oyefolarin’s side the much needed win to reach their second final on Wednesday at Ignatius Ajuru University playing turf.

Unilorin Warriors got reinstated to the championship following the disqualification of Uniben Royals, with the organisers picking Port Harcourt as battle ground.

After a goalless first half, the Malabites were smoothly into their work by the time inspirational Santos opened scoring after 47 minutes.

Segun Ifabiyi went close twice before the irrepressible Santos completed his brace deep into stoppage time from a free kick.

Victory means they face UAM Tillers for the top prize in a repeat of the maiden edition staged in Lagos.

University of Agriculture, Makurdi silenced University of Calabar 5-4 on penalties after a goalless stalemate at the Agege Stadium.

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