Nigerian National League club Fc ONE Rockets on Wednesday morning defeated Immortality FC 2-1 to reach the Semi Final of the 2022 Akwa Ibom State FA Cup.
With just few seconds to the end of the match decided at the training pitch of the Godswill Akpabio international stadium in Uyo , Ayuba Francis tapped home Solomon Boyo’s headed pass to win the encounter for the Rockets and secure a place in the last four.
The Rockets went behind in the 33rd minute when David Udotinwang scored for a Immortality Fc from a goal mouth scramble .
Fc ONE Rockets equalized in the 43rd minute when substitute Charles Etim scored with a powerful shot from outside the area . Both teams went into the changing room with the scores level at 1-1.
Fc ONE Rockets piled pressure in search of a winner but met stiff resistance from a very good Immortality Fc team who will hold their heads high despite bowing out of the competition following a Ayuba Francis 93rd minute goal for Fc ONE Rockets.
Fc ONE Rockets will in the Semi Final face the winner of Dakkada Fc/Ibom Youths Fc Quater Final clash for a place in the final .
The other Semi Final match pairs NPFL Champions Akwa United vs Sir Monty Fc . The two Semi Final winners will qualify for the Aiteo Cup national finals later this year.