The encounter between NPFL teams Sunshine Stars of Akure and Nasarawa United of Lafia at the Dipo Dina Stadium, Ijebu-Ode is the pick of the Round of 32 matches of this year’s AITEO Cup competition that will come up on Wednesday.
In the women’s competition, in which the first ball will be kicked on Wednesday, the match between Premier League teams FC Robo Queens and Delta Queens of Asaba at the Legacy Pitch of National Stadium, Lagos headlines the Round of 32.
Yobe Desert Stars, who eliminated top NPFL side Kano Pillars in a rescheduled Round of 64 tie in Damaturu on Thursday, square up against Akwa United in Uyo next week – the match rescheduled as a result of the Nigeria/Cameroon World Cup qualifier in the same city on Friday.
Lobi Stars, who kicked out fellow NPFL side Katsina United, are away to Ngwa FC in Abakaliki, while Unicem Rovers will host Rangers International of Enugu and the Oshogbo Township Stadium is venue for the clash between Osun United and Kwara United.
In the women’s version, Adamawa Queens will take on Edo Queens in Fufure, Invincible Queens are away to Confluence Queens in Lokoja and Rivers Angels will tackle Delta Babes in Port Harcourt.
NPFL side Niger Tornadoes will be up against FC Atete (the club that eliminated Rivers United) in Lokoja, Shooting Stars are away to Delta Warriors in Warri and Plateau United host Ede United in Jos.
AITEO Cup Round of 32 Matches
Adamawa Queens Vs Edo Queens (Fufure)
FC Robo Queens Vs Delta Queens (Lagos)
Confluence Queens Vs Invincible Queens (Lokoja 2pm)
Beautiful Tours Vs Moje Queens (Area 3, Abuja 2pm)
Rivers Angels Vs Delta Babes (Port Harcourt)
Bayelsa Queens Feeders Vs Fortress Ladies (Nembe Stadium)
Pelican Stars Vs Young Talents 99 (Calabar 2pm)
* Ben Women FC, Ibom Angels, Jokodolu Babes, Sure Babes, Sunshine Queens, Nasarawa Amazons, Osun Babes, Abia Angels and Bayelsa Queens were drawn bye into the Round of 16.
Sunshine Stars Vs Nasarawa United (Ijebu-Ode)
Akwa United Vs Yobe Desert Stars (Uyo, 6 September 4pm)
Osun United Vs Kwara United (Oshogbo)
Niger Tornadoes Vs FC Atete (Lokoja)
Ngwa FC Vs Lobi Stars (Abakaliki)
Unicem Rovers Vs Rangers International (Calabar 4pm)
Ekiti United Vs Abia Warriors (Ado-Ekiti)
FRSC FC Vs Heartland FC (Area 3, Abuja 4pm)
FC IfeanyiUbah Feeders Vs FC IfeanyiUbah (Nnewi)
El-Kanemi Babes Vs Almar FC (Maiduguri)
FC Abuja Vs Samba Kurna (Area 3, Abuja, 31 August)
Plateau United Vs Ede United (Jos)
ABS FC Vs Adamawa United Feeders (Ilorin)
Katsina United Feeders Vs Bayelsa United (Katsina)
Akwa Starlets Vs Doma United (Uyo, 6 September 2pm)
Delta Warriors Vs Shooting Stars (Warri)
* All matches to be played on Wednesday, 30th August 2017, except otherwise stated.
AITEO CUP 2017 REMAINING SCHEDULE
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