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Football: Volcan Junior and Pawas Academy are the first semifinalist teams of the Africa Youth Cup

Praia, Apr 24 (Inforpress) – The Volcan Júnior (Ivory Coast) and Pawas Academy (Nigeria) are the first semi-finalists of the U-16 African Youth Cup, when they won their respective game of the third round of the competition.

The Ivorians beat the Santiago Mixed 3-1, while the Nigerians triumphed 1-0 at Benfica from Portugal at games held on Tuesday at the Tira-Chapéu Stadium in the City of Praia.

For group B, whose game took place at the Pensamento Stadium, Daraja (Ivory Coast) beat Bayel SA Starlets (Nigeria) 2-1 and in the other game, Desportivo FC, (Ivory Coast) and Barlavento Misto was not beyond a draw to zero.

The other semi-finalists will be met at the Tira Chapéu Stadium on Wednesday after the game between Bayel SA Starlets (Nigeria) and Deportivo FC (Ivory Coast), a game  for Group B’s first round. The Semi-Finals are scheduled for Thursday at the Tira Chapéu Stadium, and the final on Friday at the National Stadium.

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