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Akwa United get 70 million naira for Federation Cup triumph

02:23 EAT 13/09/2018
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Abdul Maikaba and his players will be smiling to the bank for emerging as champions of the Federation Cup in 2017

Akwa United have been rewarded the sum of 70 million naira for lifting the 2017 Federation Cup diadem.

After a 0-0 affair, the Promise Keepers beat Niger Tornadoes 3-2 on penalties at the Agege Stadium, Lagos.

The triumph was their second in the competition’s history after defeating Lobi Stars 2-1 in final of the 2015 edition.

In the official reception for the team at the Government House on Wednesday, governor Udom Emmanuel announced the windfall for the 2018 Caf Confederation Cup campaigners.

Abdul Maikaba’s men will face Aklosendi in the 2018 edition’s Round of 32 clash on Sunday after destroying Hope Glory 7-0 in the Round of 64.