NNL: FCT FA Congratulates NAF FC, Road Safety Over Super 8 Tickets
By Niyi Busari
Federal Capital Territory, FCT Football Association on Saturday congratulated Nigerian Air Force FC and Road Safety FC over their 2019 Nigeria National League Super 8 qualifications, BSNSports.com.ng can report.
In a statement released by the Secretary of the Association, Mr Haruna Usman Ilerika who on behalf of the FA thanked Nasarawa state Football Association and supporters of both teams in FCT and Nasarawa state.
Both teams are affiliated to the FCT FA, however, Road Safety played their league matches at Snake farm, Keffi which was handled by Nasarawa state FA while NAF FC played their home games at the Area 3 playing ground.
The FA encouraged both teams to put more efforts and pick two of the four slots for the 2019/20 Nigeria Premier Football League tickets when the Super 8 playoff begins.
“FCT FA congratulates NAF FC, Road safety Football Club on their Super 8 qualification from their respective groups.
“The FCT FA also thanks the good people of both FCT and Nasarawa state for their support to our darling teams which led to the qualification from their different groups.
The newly elected Board encouraged the teams not to relax but to do more so as to pick the slots and play in the 2019/20 NPFL season.
“We enjoined them to do extra work to gain promotion to premier league next season..
We also commend EFCC FC and Bimo Sporting Club for being a good ambassadors of FCT FA and FCT in general.
“The Board of FCT FA will continue to provide conducive environment for them to excel.”
NAF FC emerged group A1 winner with 15 points from 8 matches, closely followed by Kada City who finished second with 12 points.
Road Safety picked the playoff ticket of group A3 as champion with 18 points from 8 matches.
The league body is yet to name the venue and date for the 2019 NNL Super 8 playoff.