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Rivers United, Sunshine, Abia Warriors Win State FA Cup Finals; Rangers, Insurance Lose

Rivers United, Sunshine, Abia Warriors Win State FA Cup Finals; Rangers, Insurance Lose

By Adeboye Amosu:

Rivers United and Sunshine Stars proved their class as both teams won their state’s FA Cup trophies on Sunday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.


At the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Rivers United edged out local rivals Go Round FC 2-0 to successfully retain the cup.

Alaba Adeniyi scored the winning goal as Sunshine Stars pipped Akure City 1-0 at the Akure Sports Complex to emerge winners in Ondo State.

Kwara United beat ABS 3-1 in Ilorin to claim the Kwara State crown.

Stephen Alfred got a brace in the game for the Harmony Boys with Sunday Odudu scoring the other goal, while Stone Evbuomwan was on target for ABS.

Abia Warriors also avoided an upset in the Abia State final as they edged out Abia Comets 2-1.

Ossy Martins and Shedrack Asiegbu got the goals for Emmanuel Deutsch’s men.

In Ijebu Ode, All Stars won the Ogun State cup after a 6-5 penalty shoot out win against Remo Stars Feeders.

The game ended 1-1 in regulation time.

Nigeria  Nationwide League One outfit, Doma United, beat Gombe United 3-1 on penalties in the Gombe State final.

The Federal Road Safety Corps Football team beat Supreme Court 1-0 in the Federal Capital Territory final.

Two major upsets were recorded on Sunday with Enugu Rangers going down 2-1 defeat to Crime Busters in the Enugu State final, while Bendel Insurance also lost 1-0 to Dynamite FC in the Edo State final.

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