AITEO CUP: Rangers and Pillars to Square up for Final


Nigeria Professional Football League side Enugu Rangers rallied back against another fellow NPFL side Nasarawa United and secured a final ticket for the AITEO CUP.

Nasarawa United went 2-0 up in the half hour through Abdulbasit SHITTU and Nojeem Olukokun before The Flying Antelopes reduced the deficit late in the first half.

The Former Champions came back stronger in the second half with 3 goals with Ugonna Ugochukwu netting a brace and secured 4-2 win.

Meanwhile, Kano Pillars also secured a place in the final via penalty shootout against hard fighting Katsina United.

Pillars opened the scoring with an own goal from Katsina United before Nzube Aneazemba doubled the lead in the 62nd minute.

Katsina United were awarded a penalty kick and was missed by Timothy Danladi who later scored through a rebound.

Chinedu Ajanah leveled the game in the 69th minute through an header and the game ended 2-2.

It headed straight into penalties in which Pillars prevailed 4-2 and set up an epic final clash against Rangers at the Stephen Keshi stadium Asaba on October 24.

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