Nigeria Nationwide League facet, Ottasolo FC of Lagos has knocked out NPFL campaigners Abia Warriors within the FA Cup Spherical of 64 matches been determined throughout the nation.
Ottasolo defeated Abia Warriors by 2-1 in a tension-soaked match.
Our correspondent gathered that the explosive recreation was stuffed with twists and turns and motion packed because the Ottasolo boys proved cussed and unrelenting of their quest for victory which they finally secured in direction of the closing stage of the sport.
Ayodele Shina gave the NNL facet the a lot wanted victory on the dot of time to ship Abia Warriors out of this yr version.
Aside from Abia Warriors been knocked out ,there have been no surprises in a number of of the matches determined although Enyimba Worldwide Soccer Membership of Aba on Saturday in Benin survived a Cup scare by beating Ijebu United FC 2-1 on penalty kicks after the match ended 1-1 in regulation time.
Ijebu United, a Nigeria Nationwide League (NNL) facet, first shocked Enyimba by scoring via Ogunleye Kazeem within the first half of the spherical of 64 match on the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium.
Enyimba restored parity via Samuel Stone within the second stanza of the sport which later witnessed a heavy downpour.
Ojo then stepped as much as save the day for the previous Nigeria Skilled Soccer League (NPFL) champions to undergo to the spherical of 32.
He saved 4 out of the 5 penalty kicks performed by Ijebu United, whereas his teammates scored the 2 out of the 4 they performed.
No upsets within the spherical 64 as the massive weapons booked a spot within the spherical 32 apart from Plateau United and Rivers United who pulled out of the competitors because of upcoming continental engagements.
Ekiti United additionally withdraw from the Aiteo Cup because of what was reported to be logistics causes.
Spherical of 64 Outcomes
Rivers United 0-3 Dakkada (w/o)
Essien Ayi FC 0-3 Akwa United
Oyo State Housing Company FC 4-2 Jigawa Golden Stars
Eaglets FC 0-4 Nasarawa United
Rovers 0-0 Gombe United (4-2)
Mighty Jets 2-3 Kogi United
Enyimba 1-1 (2-1) Ijebu United
Kano Pillars 2-1 Niger Tornadoes Feeders
Heartland 1-0 JM Liberty
Ekiti United 0-3 Sokoto United (w/o)
DMD 3-0 Plateau United (w/o)
Nnewi United 1-1 Akure metropolis (4-5)
Remo Stars 4-1 PCM FC
Kebbi United 0-0 Kanta (2-4)
Eaglets 0-4 Nasarawa United
Apex Krane 0-0 Doma United (2-3)
Dream stars 1-2 Niger Tornadoes
Bayelsa United 4-1 Osevan
Elkanemi warrior 2-0 Kun Khalifa