The curtain for the group stage will be drawn close for six of the eight teams at the end of match day three which will see Aklosendi Int’l fc Lafia lock horns in the last game of the group stage against the host team Katsina United.
Katsina United feeder top the group with four points from two games beating Dynamite fc Benin and sharing the spoils with Agege Spartans on match day 2.
Aklosendi int’l sits on third position with three points winning first game against Agege Spartans and loosing to Dynamite fc by three goals to one.
Aklosendi Int’l will have to beat the host outrightly for the maximum points while hope Dynamite loose points against Agege Spartans. While the host Katsina feeder will need to avoid defeat to top the group.
This fixture will be the second meeting between Aklosendi and Katsina united feeder. Both teams met in the Aiteo Cup round of 64 back in August in the same venue which saw Katsina united feeder pipped into the round of 32 after after a one goal win.
This fixture will be a revenge mission of some sort for Aklosendi int’l fc who have now become the pride of football fans back in Lafia.
By Richard Ajegena