Aiteo Cup: Kano Pillars, Gateway United Bow Out As Three NPFL Club Booked Semi-Finals Ticket


The Semi-Finals stage of the 2021 Aiteo Cup competition is set as three Nigerian professional football league (NPFL) side cementing their ticket in the Quarter Final fixtures decided across different centers today.

At the Kwara State Complex Stadium Ilorin, it was a ding-dong encounter between two Nigeria National League (NNL) side Bayelsa United and Gateway United, with Bayelsa United coming out victorious on 5-4 Penalties after it ended 1-1 after regulation time.

At the Confluence Stadium in Lokoja the 2019 Aiteo Cup champions Kano Pillars were set packing by NPFL relegation threatens Sunshine Stars.

Yusuf Sadeq 48th minutes goal was all the Akure gunners need to book their place in the last four.

Nasarawa United continued their impressive form both in the Aiteo Cup with a 1-0 victory against Nigeria National League Side, Gombe United.

Rivers United secured a hard fought 1-0 victory over Niger Tornadoes Tornadoes in Abuja to set up a South – South derby Semifinal match against Bayelsa United.

AITEO Cup Semi-Final Fixtures

Sunshine Stars vs Nasarawa FC

Rivers United vs Bayelsa United


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