Today was a day of shocks in the 2019 Aiteo Cup as holders Enugu Rangers, last year’s semi-finalists Katsina United, Enyimba, Sunshine Stars and Nasarawa United all crashed out.
Lobi Stars avenged their loss in the NPFL championship when they stopped Rangers 2-0, while Katsina United were outclassed 2-0 by Shooting Stars with midfielder Fatai Gbadamosi scoring the opening goal and catching the eye with his overall performance.
Smart City defeated league kings Enyimba 3-2, Rivers United battered Akwa United 3-0, EFCC pipped Sunshine Stars 1-0 and Nasarawa United were outscored by local rivals Aklosendi International FC.
All the Results
Smart City 3-2 Enyimba
Lobi Stars 2-0 Enugu Rangers
Ambassadors 0-1 Warri Wolves FC
EFCC 1-0 Sunshine Stars
Gateway United 0-2 Abia Warriors FC
Aklosendi INT’L FC 1-0 Nasarawa United
Rivers United F 3-0 Akwa United
Shooting Stars 2-0 Katsina United
Ekiti United 2 – 4 Bendel Insurance
Crown FC 1-1 Kwara United (4-5 PK)
Gombe United FC 0-1 Niger Tornadoes
Wikki Tourist 1-1 Calabar Rovers (2-4 PK)
Delta Force 0-0 Cynosure FC (10-11 PK)