Three of the four teams relegated from the NPFL at the end of the just concluded NPFL season, Kano Pillars, Katsina United and Heartland Fc have qualified for the last eight of the Aiteo cup Competition.
Kano Pillars defeated DMD Fc 2-0 on Saturday evening to reach the Quarter Final of the 2022 Aiteo Cup competition.
Katsina United and Heartland Fc required Penalty shootouts to knockout Sunshine Stars and Dakkada Fc respectively .
Katsina United and Sunshine Stars Fc played out a 1-1 score before Katsina United edged the Owena whales 5-3 on Penalties.
Heartland Fc took out Dakkada Fc 5-4 on penalty shootout following a 1-1 regulation time score.
In other Aiteo Cup Round of 16 games decided on Saturday August 6, Lobi Stars of Makurdi were 1-0 victors over underdogs Akure City .
Nassarawa United defeated Bendel Insurance 2-1, Wikki Tourist knocked El Kanemi Warriors out of the competition 5-4 on Penalties after a goalless scoreline in regulation time.
Niger Tornadoes beat NNL side Green Beret 1-0 as the 2022 AITEO Cup competition enters the business stage .
Akwa United Fc will play Kogi United Fc on Sunday evening in Enugu in the last game of the Round of 16.
2022 AITEO CUP ROUND OF 16 RESULTS.
Lobi Stars 1-0 Akure City
Katsina United 1-1 (5-3) Sunshine Stars
Nasarawa United 2-1 Bendel Insurance
Wikki Tourists 0-0 (5-4) Elkanemi Warriors
Heartland FC 1-1 (5-4) Dakkada FC
Niger Tornadoes 1-0 Green Beret
Kano Pillars 2-0 DMD FC
Sunday 7, August 2022
Akwa United Vs Kogi United