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‘Welcome to the continent’ –Twitter rejoices with Akwa United after Federation Cup triumph

01:16 EAT 16/10/2017
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The Promise Keepers set social media agog after clinching the oldest football title in Nigeria with a win over the ‎Ikon Allah via penalty shoot-out

Twitter has joined Nigeria Professional Football League side Akwa United to celebrate their second Federation Cup title with a win against Niger Tornadoes on Sunday.

After a goalless 90 minutes of football actions, Gabriel Okechuwku sealed the victory for Abdul Maikaba’s men with his decisive penalty kick that sent the Agege Stadium into frenzy.

Having secured a ticket for next season’s CAF Confederations Cup with the win, football enthusiasts celebrated the Promise Keepers for their second Federation Cup title in three years.