Aiteo Cup: Kwara United Thrash Abia Warriors, Rangers, Akwa United Win Opening Games


By Adeboye Amosu

Kwara United secured top spot in Group C of the Aiteo Federation Cup following a comprehensive 5-1 win against 10- man Abia Warriors at the Agege Stadium, Lagos on Monday, Completesportsnigeria. com reports.

Wakili Musa opened scoring for Kwara United in the 12th minute.

Abia Warriors were reduced to 10-men in the 28th minute after goalkeeper Uche Okafor was sent off for stopping a goal bound effort outside the area.

Segun Alegbeso doubled Kwara United’s lead from the resultant free kick two minutes later, while Samsudeen Hashamu increased the Harmony Boys lead in the 37th minute.


Substitute, Amos Ogbuagu reduced the deficit for Abia Warriors in the 68th minute.

Alegbeso added two more goals for Abia Warriors in the 85th and 90th minutes respectively.

Victor Mbaoma scored the only goal in the 53rd minute as Akwa United beat Wikki Tourists 1-0 in a Group D encounter at the Enyimba International Stadium, Aba.

Enugu Rangers recorded a 2-1 win against El-Kanemi Warriors in a Group B clash at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano.

Ifeanyi George (penalty) and Kelvin Itoya were the goal scorers for Rangers, while Afolabi Abdulwahab netted El-Kanemi Warriors’ only goal of the game.

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