Thursday , 18 January 2018

AITEO Cup: Akwa United, Tornadoes set for final

Akwa United FC defeated Sunshine Stars 3-1 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in the second leg of their AITEO Cup semi final fixture on Sunday.

Christian Pyagbara scored the second for The Promise Keepers in the second half to lead the Top Scorer’s race with
seven goals. Akwa United’s first came from Cyril Oliseme.

The Owena Whales thought they had clinched a place in the grand finale when Franklin Sasere scored to make it 2-1,
meaning they would go through on the away goals’ rule. But Super Eagles’ midfielder Ifeanyi Ifeanyi netted a third that took the hosts into next Sunday’s final in Lagos.

They went through on 3-2 aggregate, and will clash with Niger Tornadoes of Minna (4-3 winners over Cup holders FC IfeanyiUbah in the other semi final) in the men’s final at the Soccer Temple, Agege Stadium, Lagos on Sunday 15th October 2017.



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