Delta Flickers of Asaba and Nasarawa Flickers on Friday defeated their respective opponent to advance to the male competition final of the ongoing National Hockey League One in Abuja.
Delta Flickers defeated Bauchi Flickers 1-0 to progress, while Nasarawa Flickers defeated Plateau Flickers 2-0 after a penalty shootout.
Delta Flickers however were topping the table with nine points and a better goals difference.
The Head Coach of Delta Flickers, Adeoye Jacob, while speaking after their match, said he felt great winning the match.
“I am happy because my girls were through to the final yesterday, and today the boys have also qualified.
It is a thing of joy to me. We hope to clinch the first place position and look forward to playing in the 2018 Super League,” he said.
Jacobs said he was sure the both teams, Delta Flickers and Delta Queens, would clinch the first position in the male and female competitions respectively.
Both Delta Flickers and Nasarawa Flickers have now gained promotion to the Super League by virtue of their victories.
Both teams will however meet on Saturday for classification.
NAN/ Jibril .O