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Bayelsa United Emerge AITEO Cup Champions

Bayelsa Utd are 2021 Aiteo Cup champions after a 4-3 shootout win over Nasarawa Utd with regulation time ending at 2-2.

Okardi Inikurogha opened scoring in the 19th minute for Bayelsa United before Chinedum Ohanachom came up with the leveller one minute later.

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Nasarawa United took the lead with Aliyu Adam Abdullahi scoring a sumptuous goal off an assist from Silas Nwankwo to take the game to 2-1.

Emo James equalised for Bayelsa United with a header thanks to a good corner-kick delivery.

With the match almost getting to an end Nasarawa United & Bayelsa United Sub in new Goalkeepers ready for penalty shoot out.

Danlami Umar replaces Mohammed Galadima while Ebikabowei Consul replaced John Shaibu of Bayelsa United.

The last four Aiteo Cup finals have gone the shootout way and the 2021 edition was no difference as the game ended 2-2.

Silas Nwankwo missed a decisive kick to hand the NNL side a chance to win the Aiteo cup and a double for Bayelsa state teams after Bayelsa Queens won the women version earlier in the day.

Bayelsa United converted to become the second team from the second division to win the FA Cup since Defunct Dolphins in 2001.


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