Second half strikes from Odey Santos handed coach Jimoh Oyefolarin’s side the much needed win to reach their second final on Wednesday at Ignatius Ajuru University.
Unilorin Warriors got reinstated to the championship following the disqualification of Uniben Royals, with the organisers picking Port Harcourt as the battleground.
After a goalless first half, the Malabites were smoothly into their work by the time inspirational Santos opened the scoring after 47 minutes.
Segun Ifabiyi went close twice before the irrepressible Santos completed his brace deep into stoppage time from a free-kick.
Victory means they face UAM Tillers for the top prize in a repeat of the maiden edition staged in Lagos.
University of Agriculture, Makurdi silenced University of Calabar 5-4 on penalties after a goalless stalemate at Agege Stadium.
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