Monday, August 8, 2022

Aiteo Cup: Bendel Insurance beat Ottasolo FC 

Both sides then struggled for the winning goal but they could only settle for a one-all draw before the penalty shootout.

• August 4, 2022
Insurance FC
Bendel Insurance FC

Bendel Insurance Football Club of Benin have progressed to the round of 16 of the 2022 Aiteo Federation Cup after defeating Ottasolo FC of Lagos 4-3 on penalties.

The round of 32 match which ended 1-1 after full time was played at the Kwara Stadium Complex in Ilorin on Wednesday.

Bendel Insurance drew the first blood in the fifth minute through Imade Osarenkhoe after a fine finish.

The Nigeria National League (NNL) side thereafter had more of the possession to keep the result 1-0 going into the break.

Ottasolo FC responded better to their half-time team talk than their Benin counterparts as they controlled possession for more part of the second half.

The Lagos-based NNL side were rewarded for their work when Shina Ayodele struck beautifully for them in the 53rd minute to even the scores.

Both sides then struggled for the winning goal but they could only settle for a one-all draw before the penalty shootout.

Bendel Insurance thereafter scored four of their five kicks to take them into the next round of the competition.


We have recently deactivated our website's comment provider in favour of other channels of distribution and commentary. We encourage you to join the conversation on our stories via our Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages.

More from Peoples Gazette

Yohanna Margif


Labour Party’s Yohanna Margif arrested for fraud: Police 

The police said Mr Margif was arrested for issuing dud cheque to a business partner.

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

Heading 3

There’ll be no Nigeria for youths if they don’t speak up: Sanusi Lamido

“Ask questions, clarify issues, don’t sweep issues under the carpet.”

Ese Brume

Hot news Home top

#CWG2022: Ese Brume breaks Commonwealth Games record with gold win

She leapt 7.00 metres to set the record, after doing a no jump, 6.99 metres, 6.81 metres, 6.99 metres and 6.96 metres in her earlier jumps.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at Red Line Train Project


Lagos Red Line train to begin operations in January: Sanwo-Olu

Mr Sanwo-Olu said this while addressing journalists, after the inspection of the Red Line Train Project at Agege, Ikeja, Mushin and Ebute Meta areas of the state.


Tinubu’s Fulani group condemns killings, insecurity

The scribe said that leaders and members of AMFON were solidly behind Mr Tinubu to actualise his ambition to become Nigeria’s next president in 2023.

SP Benjamin Hundeyin


Police eliminate ‘Foreigner’, ‘Kiki’: armed robbers terrorising Lagosians

“The daredevil robbers engaged operatives of Area B Apapa in a gun duel in a bid to escape arrest.”