By Adeboye Amosu:
Holders Akwa United crashed out of the Aiteo Federation Cup following a 4-2 penalty shoot-out defeat to Enugu Rangers in their quarter-final tie at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano on Wednesday, reports Completesportsnigeria. com.
The highly entertaining encounter ended 1-1 in regulation time.
Michael Ibe gave Akwa United the lead four minutes break from a superb free-kick.
Rangers’ captain Okey Odita levelled scores for his side 20 minutes from time.
The Flying Antelopes prevailed 4-2 in the ensuing shoot-out with goalkeeper FEMI Thomas emerging the hero after saving two of Akwa United’s kicks.
In another quater-final clash at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, Katsina United booked their passage into the last four following a 3-1 win against Kwara United.
Talented midfielder, Destiny Ashadi put Katsina United ahead with a sublime strike in the 21st minute following a clever assist by Martins Usule.
Tasiu Lawal doubled the Chanji Boys lead with a close range volley two minutes into first half stoppage time, while Segun Alebiosu reduced the deficit for Kwara United a minute later from the spot.
Usule got Katsina United’s third on the dot of 90 minutes after he was teed up Joshua Agboola.
Nasarawa United will face El-Kanemi Warriors in the third quater-final clash on Thursday at the Enyimba International Stadium, Aba, while Enyimba and Kano Pillars will slug it out at the Pantami Stadium, Gombe in the final last eight tie.Fastest Paying Betting Site in Nigeria: Grab your 140% First Time Deposit Bonus Now — www.Sportybet.Com Copyright © 2021 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.