The teams will be representing the North-Central zone

Supreme FC of Gboko and GidanBege FC of Makurdi, have qualified to represent the North-Central in the Gulder Ultimate 5-A-Side Football competition scheduled to hold from June 14 to June 17.

The qualifying zonal matches were played at the Abu King Shulluwa Playing Ground, Makurdi, Benue State.

Supreme FC emerged the best team after they defeated GidanBege on penalties. The match ended 1-1 draw at regulation time.

The two teams will join other qualifying teams from the South-East, South-South, Mid-West, Western and Lagos zones for the Gulder Ultimate 5-A-Side Football competition proper.

Chairman of GidanBege FC, David Audu, expressed happiness that his team qualified to represent the North-Central.

He said that his team will intensify training activities for optimal performance in Lagos.

“What we are going back to do now is to intensify our preparation by concentrating on tactics and pace. We are going to put the team through the principle of football ethics, tactical discipline, team spirit and responsibility,” Audu said.

Ex-Nigerian International, Moses Kpakor, who witnessed some of the matches, commended the management of Nigerian Breweries Plc and the Gulder brand for supporting the game of football through the Gulder Ultimate Football 5-A-Side initiative.

The Gulder 5-A-Side competition will hold in Lagos.

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