The Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday conducted the draws for the Round of 16 AITEO Cup competition, with a number of eye–catching fixtures accomplished in the draw, Owosports.com.ng reports.
In the fixture of rounds of 16 Aiteo Cup defending champions Kano Pillars one the pre-competition favorites have an easy fixture as they are drawn against Smart City of Lagos.
Current Nigerian professional football league leaders Akwa United will look to negotiate their way Against Gateway United while Kwara United will lock horns with Kebbi United, Abia Warriors will travel to Zamfara to take on Zamfara United, their will be a big NPFL clash as Jigawa Golden Stars squares up against Plateau United.
A total of 32 teams will battle will battle for the top price of the prestige Aiteo Cup competition formerly known as the (FA Cup) with the winner qualifying for next season’s Caf Confederations cup.
1.Kano Pillars vs Smart FC
Kwara Utd vs Kebbi Utd
Warri Wolves vs Green Berets
Sunshine Stars Vs Kogi Utd
Jigawa GS vs Plateau Utd
Bendel Utd vs Calabar Rovers /Nasarawa Utd
Katsina Utd vs Ngwa Utd/Elkanemi Warriors
FC Technobat Vs 3SC /Gombe Utd
Akwa United vs Gateway Utd
Wikki Tourists vs Osun Utd
Aspire Vs Yobe stars/Lobi
Bayelsa Utd vs NAF /Rangers International
Sokoto Utd Vs Rivers Utd or Go Round FC
Ekiti Utd vs Heartland Utd
Zamfara Utd vs Abia warriors
FC Mai Angwa vs Niger Tornadoes