Akwa United have emerged winners of the 2017 Aiteo Cup following their 3-2 penalty shootout win against Niger Tornadoes at the Agege Stadium on Sunday.
The win means Akwa United have now won the Aiteo Cup for the second time after claiming their first trophy in 2015. They will also represent Nigeria alongside Enyimba at next season’s CAF Confederation Cup.
Speaking to the media after the match, Akwa United coach ABDUL MAIKABA said that his club will do everything possible to make sure they have a successful CAF Confederation Cup campaign.
He further maintained that fans should not expect too many new players at the club, stating that as the bane of Nigerian teams in previous continental competitions.