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FA Cup: Abia Warriors oust Enyimba

Posted: Apr 3, 2015 at 12:31 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Abia Warriors Football Club of Umuahia has qualified for the final of this year’s Abia State FA Cup following a 3-1 victory over Enyimba Feeders of Abia.

Abia players celebrating goal

Abia players celebrating goal

The match, which held at the Umuahia Township Stadium, saw homeboy, Chisom Chikatara score two goals in the first half including a penalty, while Ndifreke Effiong netted the consolidator after Louis Okoro had pulled one back for the Enyimba boys.

With the victory, Abia Warriors also qualified for the National Federation Cup contest as the two finalists in the state FA Cup will represent each state at the National Federation Cup competition.

The Warriors will await its final opponents, which will emerge after the semi-final encounter between the defending champions, Enyimba International of Aba and Abia Warriors Youth team. The semi final match was postponed by the Abia State Football Association because of Enyimba’s continental engagements.

To make it to the last four, Abia Warriors Youth Team edged outcity rivals, Diamond International Football Academy 7-6 on penalties after scores stood 1-1 at the end of regulation time.