FUTA Tigers, UNIBEN Royals, FUOYE Warriors and OAU Giants have all progress to the next round (Round of 16 ) in the continuous 2019 Higher Institutions Football League 2019 season.
OAU giants began as Group A winners after passing automatically due to their excellent performance as one of the Super 4 in the 2018 season, while FUTA Tigers go through as runners up after collecting 4 points from the group.
The FUTA Tigers drew their first match with UNILAG Marines and secured a 1-0 win against EKSU Mountaineers to emerge as group runner up.
Meanwhile, EKSU Mountaineers shared the spoil with UNILAG Marines during their encounter with goals from Robert Odu and Ali Abayomi but it was not enough to see the UNILAG marines advance to the round of 16 after a hard fought battle.
In Benin, UNIBEN Royals topped Group E with a maximum 9 points to go through, while FUOYE dazzlers advanced as runners up after sealing off a narrow 1-0 win against FUNAIK Hawks. The match ended, cruising FUOYE dazzlers to next round, joining UNIBEN Royals as one of the qualifiers from the group.
Here is the fixtures for this week and the scores so far