Kano Pillars veteran Midfielder Rabiu Ali scored the winner in a 2-1 Aiteo Cup Round of 64 victory over Niger Tornadoes feeders on Saturday July 30.
Godspower Aniefiok scored other goal for Pillars who were level on 1-1 when Rabiu Ali scored from the spot in the 75th minute to send Pillars to the next round of the AITEO Cup .
The game was played at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium Kaduna by 2pm of Saturday 30, July 2022 . Kano Pillars Fc will look to make the most of the Aiteo Cup after a disappointing NPFL season that saw the Sai Masu Gida relegated from the NPFL.
In other Aiteo Cup Round of 64 matches decided yesterday, NPFL Champions Rivers United were walked over by Dakkada Fc in Owerri .
Essien Ayi Fc were run over by Akwa United 0-3 . Goals from Ubong Friday , Samuel Amadi and Austin Osayande helped the Promised Keepers past their less fancied opposition in Aba.
Oyo State Housing Corporation Fc were 4 – 2 victors over Jigawa Golden Stars. Eaglets Fc fell 0-4 to Nassarawa United.
NNL side Rovers Fc of Calabar knocked out NPFL side Gombe United. Regulation time ended 0-0 before Rovers Fc triumphed 4-2 in the ensuing Penalty Shootout.
Mighty Jets bowed 2-3 to Kogi United. Enyimba International laboured to hold Ijebu United to a 1-1 draw in regulation time before emerging victorious 2-1 in the penalty shootout.
See some other results below;
Heartland 1-0 JM Liberty
Ekiti United 0-3 (w/o) Sokoto United
DMD 3:0 Plateau United
Nnewi United 1(4): 1(5) Akure city
Remo Stars 4:1 PCM Fc
Kebbi united 0(2):0(4) kanta
Apex krane 0(2):0(3) Doma United
Dream stars 1: 2 Niger Tornadoes
Bayelsa 4:1 Osevan
Elkanemi warrior 2:0 kun Khalifa
Bayelsa United are defending champions of the Aiteo Cup having defeated Nassarawa United on Penalties in the 2021 final at the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium, Benin.