Dakkada Fc will progress to the Round of 32 without kicking a ball following the withdrawal from the 2022 Aiteo Cup by NPFL champions Rivers United Fc.
Rivers United were billed to face Dakkada Fc in a Round of 64 clash of the Aiteo Cup in Owerri by 4pm today , saturday July 30, 2022.
The Nigerian Professional Football League Champions have instead opted out of the competition and have communicated same to the Nigerian Football Federation .
As of the time of this report, Sportsration.com reports that Dakkada Fc players and Match officials are in Owerri , Imo state awaiting formal communication of Rivers United’s withdrawal from the NFF.
Dakkada Fc will face the winner of today’s Round of 64 clash between FRSC and Adoration Fc in the next round.
The winner of the Aiteo Cup will represent Nigeria at the CAF Confederation Cup competition alongside Remo Stars who qualified following a 3rd place finish in the just concluded NPFL season.