AITEO Cup: Rangers & Enyimba crash out as Rivers thrash Akwa

Nigerian Football News By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 20/06/2019

The FA Cup defending holder Enugu Rangers and NPFL Champions Enyimba crash out of Aiteo Federation tournament as River United thrashed Akwa United in the last 32 games played across the country on Wednesday.

The Flying Antelope were beaten 2-0 by fellow super six sides Lobi Stars in Ibadan, while The People Elephant lost 3-2 defeat to underdogs Lagos outfit, Smart City which highlighted the major upset in this round.

Rivers United outclass Akwa United 3-0 at Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu after Keinde Adedipe opened the floodgate of goals 10 minutes in the second half of the encounter before Bright Onyedikachi made it 2-0 on the hour mark and Ossy Martins completed the bashing with a dive-headed into the near post to make it 3-0.

Nasarawa United lost 1-0 to state rivals, Aklosendi, while Calabar Rovers also shocked Wikki Tourists 4-3 on penalty kicks after a one all regulation time scoreline.

Aiteo Federation Cup Round Of 32 Results

Smart City 3-2 Enyimba

Lobi Stars 2-0 Rangers

Ambassador 0 -1 Warri Wolves

EFCC 1-0 Sunshine Stars

Gateway United 0-2 Abia Warriors

Aklosendi 1-0 Nasarawa United

Rivers United 3-0 Akwa United

Shooting Stars 2-0 Katsina United

Insurance 4-1 Ekiti United

Tornadoes 1-0 Gombe Utd

Elkanemi Warriors 3-0 Port Harcourt City (w/o)

Kwara Utd 1-1 Crown (5-4 pen)

Calabar Rovers 1-1 Wikki Tourists (5-4 pen)