Heartland Through On Penalties

Heartland Through On Penalties

…Naze Millionaires edge Ebonyi United 4-3

Heartland of Owerri passed through the eye of the needle in their Federation Cup clash with minnows, Ebonyi United at the Enyimba Stadium on Wednesday as the Naze Millionaires, winners of the trophy in 2011 and 2012, were held to a 1-1 draw at full time by the Abakaliki squad before the Glo Premier League side edged past their foes 4-3 on penalty kicks.

The Kelechi Emeteole charges relied more on their top flight experience before overcoming their Eastern State rivals from the spot kicks.

“They gave us a good match. No team should be underrated in football especially when it comes to FA Cup games. I’m happy we’re through to the next round”, Emeteole said after the game.

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