Aiteo Cup

Akwa United through to Aiteo Cup final after defeating Sunshine Stars

Akwa United are through into the final of the 2017 Aiteo Cup following their 3-1 home win against Sunshine Stars in their semi-final second leg tie in Uyo on Sunday.

The Abdu Maikaba-led side progressed into the final 3-2 on aggregate.

Cyril Olisema gave the Owena Whales the lead on 36 minutes.

In the 59th minute, Pyagbara doubled the lead through a free kick from Ifeanyi Ifeanyi free kick. 15 minutes later, Sasere Franklin scored Sunshine Stars’ away goal to make it 2-1.

And in the 86 minute, Ifeanyi scored the winner to give United a 3-2 win and a place in the final.

Akwa United will now face Niger Tornadoes in the final of the 2017 Aiteo Cup scheduled to hold on October 15 in Lagos at the Agege Stadium.

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