Kano Pillars booked a place in the semi-final of the 2019 Aiteo Cup following a 4-0 triumph over Aklosendi Football Club on Friday, reports Futbalgalore.com.
For their next challenge, Masu Gida will face off against Calabar Rivers, who beat Bendel Insurance Football Club 4-3 on penalties.
Elsewhere, Smart City, who shockingly eliminated Enyimba and Shooting Stars were outsmarted by Niger Tornadoes 5-4 on penalties.
In the last game, Rivers United beat Lobi Stars 5-3 on penalties in an all Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture to set up a date with Niger Tornadoes.
The ultimate winners of the competition will represent Nigeria in next season’s Caf Confederation Cup.
Rangers International are defending champions of the competition.
Aiteo Cup – Quarter Finals Results
Lobi Stars 0-0 Rivers United (AP 3-5)
Niger Tornadoes 0-0 Smart City (AP 5-4)
Kano Pillars 4-0 Aklosendi Football Club
Auwalu Ali Mallam 17′ (1-0)
Rahaku 35′ (2-0)
Solomon Usman OG 44′ (3-0)
Auwali Ali Mallam (4-0)
Bendel Insurance 0-0 Calabar Rovers (AP 4-5)