Akwa United FC defeat FC ONE Rockets to win FA Cup title


Targets from Abbey Benson, Uche Collins, Cyril Olisema and Knowledge Fernando have been on the scoresheet for Akwa United FC to safe a 4-1 win over FC ONE Rockets within the Akwa Ibom State FA Cup remaining.

Imam Bala scored what turned out to be a comfort for the Rockets however it was one other glad day for the Promise Keepers who went dwelling with a report extending 14th AKFA Cup title.

The 2023 Akwa Ibom State FA Cup was organized by the Footballing Affiliation in partnership with SMEsports and so a brand new title was offered to Akwa United FC.

Within the remaining recreation determined on the Godswill Akpabio Worldwide Stadium, Uyo on Monday March 20, 2023 it was Akwa United FC who took the lead when Abbey Benson headed dwelling within the 18th minute.

Cyril Olisema despatched striker Uche Collins by way of on aim and the ahead made no mistake firing previous the Rockets goalkepeer for 2-0 25 minutes into the sport.

FC ONE Rockets pulled one again by way of Imam Bala within the twenty ninth minute. Cyril Olisema did restore Akwa United FC’s 2-goal lead within the thirty sixth minute following a mixture up within the Rockets six-yard.

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Cyril Olisema celebrating his aim in Akwa United FC’s 4-1 win over FC ONE Rockets.

First half ended 3-1 in favour of Coach Ayodeji Ayeni tutored Akwa United FC.

The second half didn’t produce as a lot spark as the primary. FC ONE Rockets got here up stronger and shared spells of possession with the Promise Keepers.

Thrilling winger Knowledge Fernando added a aim of his personal deep into stoppage time because it completed Akwa United FC 4-1 FC ONE Rockets on the blast of Referee Ben Onyika’s whistle for full-time.

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Akwa United FC obtained the trophy, their 14th within the competitors.

Akwa United FC and FC ONE Rockets will symbolize Akwa Ibom State when the Nationwide Federation Cup Competitors will get underway later this 12 months.




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