Nigerian Nationwide League One clubs Sir Monty Fc and Fc Ona Pal were winners on Matchday One of the 2022 Akwa Ibom state FA Cup.
In the 2pm kickoff, first half goals from Wisdom Tom and Peter Obinna secured a 2-1 Victory for Sir Monty Fc over non league side Ibom Icon Hotels Fc. Substitute Daniel scored with his first touch for Ibom icon hotels but it turned out a mere consolation as they bowed out of the competition.
In the second game of the day, Fc Ona Pal survived a shock early exit as they were held to a 0-0 scoreline by non league Scorpion Fc . Referee Austin Onyika conducted proceedings for the penalty shootout which finished 4-3 in favour of FC Ona Pal.
Special Assistant to the Akwa Ibom state Governor on sports Elder Paul Bassey who was at the training pitch of the Godswill Akpabio international stadium in Uyo to watch both games and took the Ceremonial kickoff before the commencement of the second match.
The Akwa Ibom state FA Cup continues on Wednesday 1st June 2022 with Immortality Football club taking on USDEC Academy by 2pm at the training pitch of the Nest of champions. The match involving Fc One Rocket and Ikot Ekpene United has been postponed to Monday 6th June 2022.