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Holders Bayelsa Utd, Rangers, Enyimba, Remo Stars Crash out

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Cup holders Bayelsa United and former champions Rangers International have been sent packing from this year’s AITEO Cup competition in the Round of 32.

Two-time CAF Champions League winners Enyimba FC of Aba and CAF Confederation Cup aspirants Remo Stars were also victims as a good number of the 16 matches on Wednesday threw up interesting results.

Champions Bayelsa United and Green Berets ended it 0-0 at the University of Nigeria, Enugu campus but Green Berets went ahead to win 5-4 on penaltes

Enugu Rangers were leading Heartland FC of Owerri at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City but the Imo State champions drew level and then went ahead to win 8-7 on penalties.

Enyimba and Niger Tornadoes failed to find the net over 90 minutes in Ijebu-Ode before penalty shoot-out came to the rescue and the Ikon Allah smiled home 6-5 winners, to reach the Round of 16.

In Abuja, Kwara United shot ahead in the first half against Wikki Tourists, who then levelled up and went ahead to win 4-3 on penalties at the FIFA Goal Project.

A marathon penalty shoot-out was needed to separate Nasarawa United and Sokoto United, who ended their tie 1-1 in Kaduna. The Solid Miners scraped through 11-10after penalties and will be part of action in the Round of 16 scheduled for the weekend.

The women’s Round of 16 matches will take place this evening.


Bayelsa Utd 0-0 Green Beret (4-5 penalties)

Enyimba 0-0 N’Tornadoes (5-6 penalties)

Doma Utd 0-3 Lobi Stars 

Akure Academy 2-1 B’Insurance Feeders 

Rangers Int’l 1-1 Heartland 1 (7-8 penalties)

Sunshine  5-1 Rovers FC 

Cynosure FC 1-3 Katsina Utd 

Remo Stars 0-3 Akwa Utd

Kogi Utd 2-2 Kanta Utd (5-4 penalties)

DMD FC 0-0 Housing Corp. (4-2 penalties)

Zamfara Utd 0-5 Kano Pillars

Fulfill FC 0-1 El-Kanemi

Kwara Utd 1-1 Wikki (3-4 penalties)

B’Insurance 1-1 Ottasolo FC (4-3 penalties)

Sokoto Utd 1-1 Nasarawa (10-11 penalties)

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