Enyimba loses Insurance, as Ikorodu City win state titles

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Following a 4-2 defeat on penalties after regular time ended 1-1 while Bendel Insurance claimed the title in Edo State with a 3-1 win over One Star FC, Nigeria Premier Football League champions Eyimba,  lost the Abia State FA Cup title against local rivals Abia Warriors  on Sunday.

Abia Warriors took the lead in the 38th minute of the game, regardless of Joseph Atule’s second half equaliser, Enyimba crumbled in the shootout.

Nigeria National League side, Ikorodu City FC won the state FA Cup for the second consecutive time, in Lagos.

On Sunday Inter Lagos were defeated with 2-0 at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan, Lagos,  just as Remo Stars feeders’ team, Beyond Limits, also claimed the Ogun State FA Cup with a 3-2-win over Stormers FC in Abeokuta.

Uzondu Austin and Tosin Oyedokun, the Ikorodu City players scored a goal each in the either half, however they are to see off the new side who they both share the same home ground with in NNL.

Tosin Oyedokun doubled the advantage from the spot in the second half. While Uzondu Austin got the first goal with a header in the first half.

However, last week, Beyond Limits,  was dumped out Remo Stars in the semi-finals which made another statement with a pulsating 3-2 win over fellow NNL side Stormers FC at the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abeokuta.

There were three goals in the opening 13 minutes of the game as it took three minutes for the academy boys to take the lead while stormers equalized from the penalty spot six minutes later. Beyond Limits restored their lead in the 13th minute but they were pegged back again in the 39th as the frenetic first half.

Federation Cup champions, in benin Bendel Insurance defeated One Star FC 3-1 at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium to take the state title.

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