semi-final


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semi-final

[ˈsemɪˈfaɪnl] Nsemifinal f
they went out in the semi-finalslos eliminaron en las semifinales

semi-final

(semiˈfainl) noun
a match, round etc immediately before the final. She reached the semi-finals of the competition.
ˌsemi-ˈfinalist noun
a person, team etc competing in a semi-final.
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In the second semi-final Raja Zulqarnain of NBP, the top seeded, beat Uzair Khan of KP by 21-19 and 21-19 in a thrilling match.
While Haroon Khan and Jibran won bronze medals after losing in the semi-finals to their respective opponents, Talking to The Nation on Friday, Pakistan Taekwondo Federation President Lt Col (R) Wasim Ahmed Januja said Jibran lost in the semi-final against Lebanon player and won bronze medal while Haroon Khan lost semi-final against Iranian player, who is number one in world and Haroon was no match to his opponent.
From 2005-07, the Munster and Leinster champions only received a passage to the All-Ireland quarter-finals but since a semi-final spot was reserved for the provincial winners from 2008, the Munster kingpins have lost eight out 11 times at that stage.
However, if no play takes place on the reserve day of the semi-final as well, then the higher placed team from the group stages progress to the finals of the tournament.
In the first semi-final, Bounce Club overcame Karachi Basketball club 54-38.
FOOTBALL UEFA Champions League, Semi-Final, Second Leg Liverpool............
Kimilili, on the other hand, secured a final slot, thanks to a deserved 31-7 win against hosts White House in another semi-final.
Three-time champion and favourite Ismael Changawa had no problems as he dispatched Burundi's Cumma Issa 6-2, 6-2 to make it to his fifth straight semi-final.
CUP DATES CARABAO CUP: Third round - September 25-26; Fourth round - October 30-31; Fifth round - December 18-19; Semi-final first leg - January 8-9 2019; Semi-final second leg - January 22-23; Final (at Wembley Stadium) - Sunday, February 24.
The green shirt defeated Indonesia in the semi-final and this will be the first ever final for the team.
BT SPORT will screen both legs of the Premiership play-off semi-final and final live as the domestic season reaches its climax.
LEEDS forward Jamie Jones-Buchanan says his old second-row partner Gareth Ellis could hold the key to today's Ladbrokes Challenge Cup semi-final against holders Hull.