Holders FC IfeanyiUbah have qualified for the semi-finals of the 2017 Aiteo Cup following their 1-0 away win against ABS in their quarter-final second leg tie in Ilorin on Saturday.
IfeanyiUbah progressed into the last four 4-0 in aggregate.
The only goal of the game was scored by Patrick Ikeokwu in the 74th minute.
In Ijebu-Ode, coach Duke Udi saw his new club Sunshine Stars edge out his former club Osun United 3-1 to go through to the semi-finals 3-2 on aggregate. The first leg ended 1-0 in favour of Osun United
Otegbeye Ajibola gave Sunshine Stars the lead on 63 minutes, cancelling the 1-0 first leg deficit.
Scorer of the winning goal for Osun United in the first leg, Tosin Omoyele, was on target again as he scored on 76 minutes to put the away side 2-1 ahead on aggregate.
In the 79th minute, Sunshine Stars were awarded a penalty which was converted by Sikiru Alimi to his team 2-1 ahead and 2-2 on aggregate score.
And in the 82nd minute, Ajibola scored what proved to be the winner to give Sunshine Stars a 3-1 win and a place in the semi-finals.
Niger Tornadoes have also reached the Semifinals, after ending Plateau United’s dreams of a double. After winning the first leg 2-0 last Wednesday, Niger Tornadoes drew 2-2 with Plateau United in the return leg
Akwa United continues its strides as it destroyed Katsina United Feeders 7-0 in their Aiteo Cup first leg quarterfinal clash in Uyo on Sunday.
The semi final matches are slated for 27th September & 4th October while the final match for the male tournament is fixed for 8th October