The 2021 Higher Institution Football League (HIFL) qualifying tournament currently ongoing at the University of Benin (UNIBEN) has been challenging for Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko’s (AAUA) football team.
The AAUA Luminaries are facing a tricky end to the qualifying round for the 2021 HIFL season. AAUA Luminaries lost to UNIBEN by two goals to nil in their opening match. However, the Luminaries turned the result around after beating FUOYE football team by two goals to nil earlier today.
Presently, the University of Benin (UNIBEN) is sitting on top of the group with nine points while Niger Delta University (NDU) is sitting second with 4 points, AAUA is occupy the third position with 3 points while Federal University of Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) football team is on one point at fourth position and Federal University of Petroleum (FUPRE) is currently at the bottom of the group with zero point.
As the table currently stands, UNIBEN just need a point to qualify for the tournament but AAUA Luminaries have to win their remaining two matches against FUPRE tomorrow at 4p.m. and on Saturday against NDU at 4pm to stand a chance of qualifying.
Only two teams from each group with the highest number of points will qualify for next round of the tournament.