Akwa United FC have emerged champions of this year’s AITECO Cup which was held at the Agege Stadium today. The Akwa Ibom State team defeated Tornadoes on 3-2 penalties. In 2015, they also won the competition which was formerly known as the Federation Cup.
Akwa United will now get the cash prize of N25 million and would also be representing Nigeria in the CAF Confederation Cup.
On their part, Niger Tornadoes, who eliminated defending champions, FC Ifeanyi Ubah, to make it to the Lagos final will get N10 million.