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Abia Governor’s Cup: Isiukwuato Completes Quarterfinal Pairings. Check Fixtures and Venue

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Isiukwuato LGA have qualified to the quarterfinals of the Abia Governor’s Cup after a penalty shootout victory over Obingwa, which is the local government area of the Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu. There was all to play for as the Sports Commissioner’s team, Isiukwuato progressed ahead of the Governor’s LGA. The Sports Commissioner, Hon. Emeka Ikwuagwu was present to cheer his LGA to victory

Isiukwuato took the lead in the 16th minute through a volley from Destiny Ago. Obingwa battled to come back to the game but goalkeeper, Mike Azuogu foiled their attempts

Obingwa came back to the game in the 47th minute through a goal from Uzochukwu Chijioke. Uzochukwu turned a villain in the 55th minute when he missed the chance to get a winner for Obingwa after coming face-to-face with goalkeeper, Mike Azuogu.

Both teams went in search of a winner but could not get a winner in regulation time. The game went down to penalties and Isiukwuato got a 3-2 victory

Here is a statistical rundown of what happened on the day and fixtures of the quarterfinals

Results for Tuesday, January 12, 2021

FT. Aba South 3-2 Ukwa West
Justice Nwogu (Pen) 30⚽, Ndubuisi Okoro 35⚽
Chukwunwere Chibuike⚽ 47′, Ebuka Nwokire (Pen) ⚽ 54′, 63′


FT Obingwa 1-1 Isikwuato
Pens 2-3

Destiny Ago ⚽ 16′

Uzochukwu Chijioke ⚽ 47′

WEDNESDAY January 13, 2021- BREAK

Quarter final Fixtures

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Umuahia South v Isialangwa North 10am

Friday, January 15, 2021

Umuahia North v Umunneochi

Monday, January 18, 2021

Ohafia v Ukwa East

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Aba South v Isikwuato

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