6 -1 Victory :
Nigeria Customs Football Team Triumphs at On-going Maritime Cup 2023
…Moves to Quarter-finals
‘All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’. Yes, the Nigeria
Customs Service (NCS), has demonstrated that beyond revenue collection, calculation on income-flow for the Federal Government, its officers are good mathematicians on the football field.
The team is currently dominating the on-going Maritime Cup 2023. In a remarkable showdown against Blueche Lomado on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, in Lagos, the Customs team asserted its authority with an impressive 6 – 1 victory, securing a spot in the quarter-finals and solidifying its status as a powerhouse in Nigerian football.
According to a press statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, PRO, Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Superintendent of Customs, Akinwale Fatoki, the game ignited with a spectacular goal in the 15th minute by Superintendent of Customs Peter Tangulu, who later sealed the match with another goal.
“The NCS team continued to exhibit prowess with Assistant Superintendent of Customs I Bamidele Omodara scoring a goal in the 48th minute. The momentum didn’t stop there, as Assistant Superintendent of Customs II Munkiala Abubakar and SC Buhari Sani contributed goals in the 56th and 68th minutes, respectively.”
According to the statement, the victory not only highlights the Customs football expertise but also secures their place in the Maritime Cup quarter-finals, following their previous win against the Nigerian Navy with a 1 – 0 score on Thursday, October 26, 2023.
The statement reveals that the NCS team is poised to take on the underdogs, Trucks Transit Park (TTP), on Thursday, November 2, 2023, at the NPA sports ground, building anticipation as they aim to continue their winning streak.
“The quarter-finals are scheduled for Monday, November 6, 2023, when the NCS team will face either the winner or runner-up of Group C, promising a competitive match,” the release stated.