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Africans go head to head as Pitea face Kristianstad in Swedish Cup semi-final

12:58 AM SGT 12/3/19
Faith Ikidi - Pitea IF
Following Monday's draw, a host of Africans will slug it out in the semi-final match of the national competition on Saturday

Nigeria's Faith Micheal and her Pitea side have been drawn against her compatriot Rita Chikwelu's Kristianstad in the Swedish Women's Cup semi-finals.

At the draw ceremony held on Monday, Goteborg were rewarded with a last-four clash with Djurgarden, who have Ghana's Portia Boakye and Nigeria's Ogonna Chukwudi on their books.

To book a last-four spot, Damallsvenskan champions Pitea thrashed Hammarby 7-0, while Djurgarden defeated Eskilstuna United 1-0 to reach the semi-final.

On the other hand, two-time winners Goteborg thumped last season's finalist Linkoping 3-0, while Kristianstad edged three-consecutive title holders Rosengard after a 2-2 draw in Malmo.

Winners of the two semi-final games on March 16 will square up in the final of the competition billed to be played on May 1.