Aiteo Cup: FC Ifeanyi Ubah, Rangers, Akwa Utd through to Round of 32


Rangers International FC of Enugu are through to the Round of 32 of the AITEO Cup competition after the Organising Committee threw out opponents Kogi United following Wednesday’s abandoned encounter in Lokoja.

Kogi United lead 2-1 before there was pitch invasion at the Confluence Stadium after the referee awarded a penalty kick to the reigning NPFL champions.

Rangers have therefore joined the teams that will enter the pot for Friday’s Round of 32 draw, which will be aired on Sports Tonight on Channels Television.

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In other matches played on Thursday, Niger Tornadoes edged an all-NPFL club encounter against El-Kanemi Warriors 2-1 in Lokoja, while Akwa United downed hosts Halfa FC of Jigawa 3-1 in Hadejia.

Adamawa United Feeders also reached the Round of 32 following a 2-1 triumph over Cynosure FC of Rivers, and FC Abuja thrashed Niger Tornadoes Feeders 4-1 in Lokoja.

Today’s Results:

Adamawa United Feeders 2-1 Cynosure FC

Niger Tornadoes 2-1 El-Kanemi Warriors

Halfa FC 1-3 Akwa United

Niger Tornadoes Feeders 1-4 FC Abuja 4

Remaining Round of 64 fixtures:

Lobi Stars Vs Katsina United (Wednesday, 23rd August).

Yobe Desert Stars Vs Kano Pillars (Thursday, 24th August).

Qualified teams:

Ngwa FC, Heartland FC, Katsina United Feeders, Unicem Rovers, Sunshine Stars, Bayelsa United, Ede United, FC Ifeanyi Ubah Feeders, Ekiti United, FC Atete, Delta Warriors, FC Ifeanyi Ubah, Shooting Stars, Nasarawa United, Doma United, Osun United, El-Kanemi Babes, Kwara United, Plateau United, ABS FC, Abia Warriors, FRSC FC, Almar FC, Akwa Starlets, Samba Kurna, Adamawa Utd Feeders, Niger Tornadoes, Akwa Utd, Rangers and FC Abuja.

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