Organizers have announced that teams taking part in this year’s AITEO Cup competition will share the proceeds from the turnstiles, after the host Football Association must have deducted twenty percent (20%) of the takings for organization and logistics.
Speaking in Abuja on Tuesday, deputy chairman of the Organizing Committee, Mallam Shehu Dikko told thenff.com that this regulation will be in place right from Wednesday’s Round of 64 matches, and will also obtain for the Round of 32 and Round of 16 matches.
“Once the amount of gate –takings is known, the State Football Association will deduct 20% of the sum, and the remaining will be equally split by the home team and the away team.
“This will apply to the Round of 64, Round of 32 and Round of 16 matches. In case of deadlock, matches in the Round of 16 will be replayed at the home –ground of the Team B. If there is replay, the same sharing formula will obtain at the home –ground of Team B.
“For the quarter finals and semi finals, there will be no sharing as the fixtures are on home-and-away basis. Each team will take what comes to it from its home –ground.”
AITEO CUP 2017 SCHEDULE
1st Round Matches: 16th August
Draw for 2nd Round Matches: 18th August
2nd Round Matches: 30th August
Draw for 3rd Round Matches: 31st August
3rd Round Matches: 13th & 16th September
Draw for Quarter Final & Semi Final Matches: 14th September
Quarter Final Matches: 20th & 23rd September
Semi Final Matches: 27th September & 4th October
Women’s Final: Monday 2nd October
Men’s Final: Sunday, 8th October