The 2018/2019 AMCOMS HOD’s Cup kick started on Tuesday 29th October at the 5 aside pitch at the Naraguta hostel with the female category in which 100 level took against 300 level and witnessed the first half which began at 9am ended in a goalless draw with the two sides playing good football. With the kick off of the second half, 300 level found the back of the net and then in the 80th minute they added another goal which led them to their victory over 100 level and qualifying for the finals.
The male category took place at the pitch behind new general hostel at about 11; 15 am in which 300 level had a 3 – nil victory over 100 level again which eliminated 100 level from the tournament.
The second phase of the tournament took place on Wednesday 30th with 200 level taking on 400 level starting with the female category at the 5-aside pitch at the Naraguta hostel with the first half ended in favour of 200 level who were leading by 2 goals to 1 while the second was put into action but as in the 89th minute, the 400 level got back into the game with a goal which led them to a 2-2 draw that took them to a penalty shoot-out which ended 2-1 in favour of 400 level leading them into the finals of the tournament.
The male category, which took place at the pitch behind the new general hostel, started at about 11;30 with 400 level kick starting the event but the first half ended a goalless draw. The 400 level were awarded a penalty at the 75th minute but did not utilize their chance of scoring as the 200 level goal keeper Francis Asiegbu prevented them from scoring by stopping the penalty kick. The second half also ended a goalless draw which led them to a penalty shoot-out which ended 4-2 in favour of 200 level leading them into the finals.
The finals of the competition took place on Friday 1 November, 2019 with the female category as usual kick starting the event. 400 level took on 300 level at the 5-aside pitch Naraguta hostel with 300 level starting the event. The match ended a goalless draw which led them to a penalty shoot-out which ended 4-2 rendering 400 level the champions. The male category started at about 11am with 200 level starting the game. The game also ended a goalless draw leading them to a penalty shoot-out which ended 5-4 in favour of 200 level crowning them champions of the AMCOMS HoD Cup 2019.
Report and photos by Jerry Azitta
Edited by JM (4/5)
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