Abia Warriors, Enyimba zoom into state FA Cup semifinals

Enyimba captain, Chinedu Udoji, executing a bicycle kick in a recent game against Warri Wolves. The Peoples Elephant have qualified for the semifinals of Abia State FA Cup. PHOTO: LMC.

Enyimba captain, Chinedu Udoji, executing a bicycle kick in a recent game against Warri Wolves. The Peoples Elephant have qualified for the semifinals of Abia State FA Cup. PHOTO: LMC.

Premier League sides, Abia Warriors of Umuahia and Enyimba of Aba have qualified for the semifinals of this year’s Abia FA Cup competition after dispatching their respective opponents at the quarterfinals at the weekend.

They are joined at the last four by Warriors City rivals, Abia Comets and surprise package, FC Abonta of Aba.

To make it to the semifinals, Enyimba ended the dreams of Flying Birds of Aba 6-0. Flying Birds had beaten Solo Wanderers 1-0 and
eliminated Diamond FC of Umuahia 2-1, but found Enyimba a hard nut to crack.

Abia Warriors beat KAMBU FC of Aba 2-0 to advance to the last four. Youngsters, Shedrack Asiegbu and Michael Olaha scored the goals for the Warriors to send the Aba team which had earlier eliminated Enyimba Feeders and Chidex FC both
of Aba, home empty handed.

On their own, Abia Comets crushed local side, Ibeku United of Umuahia, 4-0 to qualify for the last four, while FC Abonta, who would be Enyimba’s semifinal opponents, had earlier eliminated City rivals, Ben FC and Abia Warriors feeders Team to advance to the last four.



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