2018 defending champions, UAM Tillers, and runners up, UNICAL Malabites are set to face off in the 2019 Higher Institutions Football League Super Four finals, after they both cruised past, OAU Giants and UNILORIN Warriors respectively, to book their place yet again in the highly anticipated finals of the 2019 Super Four, scheduled for today at the Agege Township Stadium in Lagos. Meanwhile, UNILORIN Warriors will play OAU Giants in the third place. Speaking about the preparation for the super four, Director, PACE Sports and Entertainment Marketing, Sola Fijabi, said that all is in place for a successful hosting of the Super Four. “We are witnessing a re-enactment of last year’s final and third-place matches, we are glad about the progress made and the expansion achieved through the season. The league has gained wider acceptance among higher institutions across the country and has been noted as a game-changer in higher institution sports in Nigeria, our expansion of participating teams to 32 and our all-impactful Coaching Clinic in Lagos were few of the highlights of the 2019 season for us” Fijabi said In his remark, the President of the Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA), Prof. Stephen Hamafyelto expressed that the 2019 edition of the higher institutions football league has been nothing but a grand success “At NUGA, we are committed to ensuring the sustainability of the league, the 2019 edition has been a grand success, we are pleased with the execution and we are committed to ensuring that our students and indeed sports- loving Nigerians continue to enjoy thrilling experiences across the match centers, this excitement will hope to make grander at the finals.”Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram
The Jets are looking to add playmakers.New York has had internal discussions about pursuing a trade for disgruntled Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, according to a report from SNY, which cites an unidentified team source. NFL Draft 2019: Jets open to trading No. 3 pick Brown has spent his entire nine-year career in Pittsburgh. But he has been unhappy with the Steelers and requested they move him earlier this month.Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said this week the team would only deal Brown for a significant package in return.“Of course, if you’re going to subtract that player (Brown) from your team, you want compensation that justifies that, and that’s what we’re seeking,” Colbert said, via the Post-Gazette. “We’re open to it, but again if it doesn’t benefit us, we won’t do it; that’s as simple as it gets.” As of Thursday, however, the team had not “officially reached out” to Pittsburgh about a potential deal, the report says.The Jets do not want to include the No. 3 pick in this year’s draft in a package for Brown, according to the report. New York also doesn’t have a second-round selection in 2019. Related News NFL free agency rumors: Jets interested in wide receiver Donte Moncrief Brown, a seven-time Pro Bowl player, tallied 1,297 receiving yards and 15 scores with the Steelers in 2018.New York is also interested in free agent wide receiver Donte Moncrief, according to an earlier report from the Daily News.