Heartland FC, Insurance crash out of AITEO Cup

Bunmi Ogunyale

Nigeria Premier League side, Heartland FC of Owerri and Bendel Insurance of Benin have crashed out in the Round of 64 of the AITEO Cup.

After a navy season in the NPFL, the Naze Millionaires were sent packing from the AITEO Cup by less-fancied Confine FC, who defeated them on 4-2 penalty kicks after the regulation time ended one goal apiece.

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In other matches played yesterday, Remo Stars Feeders dumped out Insurance of Benin by a lone goal, Akwa United walloped Hope of Glory FC by seven goals to nil, FC IfeanyiUbah thrashed Nyang Sagwang by 5-1, Kano Pillars survived Ugwa FC’s scare in five-goal thriller.

Abia Warriors handed Smart FC a 2-1 defeat, Enyimba dazed Alebelewe by three unreplied goals, just as Osun United landed in the Round of 32, courtesy their 2-1 win over Minda FC