2017 AITEO CUP FINAL: HISTORY OF NIGERIA'S OLDEST FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT




The final of the Nigeria's FA cup now known as the AITEO CUP between Akwa United vs Niger Tornadoes has been scheduled for Sunday, 14th of October 2017 at the Soccer Temple in Agege, Lagos. This year's edition winner will be eligible to play in the CAF confederation cup next year and will also go home with the sum of 25million naira.
However, below are the past winners of the FA cup in Nigeria which started in 1945;

Governor's Cup
1945 : Marine 1-0 Corinthians
1946 : Lagos Railways 3-1 Port Harcourt FC
1947 : Marine 3-1 Lagos Railways
1948 : Lagos Railways 1-0 Warri
1949 : Lagos Railways 3-0 Port Harcourt FC
1950 : Lagos UAC 3-2 Port Harcourt FC
1951 : Lagos Railways 3-2 Mighty Jets (Jos)
1952 : Lagos PAN Bank 6-0 Warri (Mid-West)
1953 : Kano Pillars F.C. 2-1 Lagos Dynamos
FA Cup
1954 : Calabar 3-0 Kano Pillars F.C.
1955 : Port Harcourt FC 4-1 Warri
1956 : Lagos Railways 3-1 Warri
1957 : Lagos Railways 5-1 Zaria
1958 : Port Harcourt FC 6-0 Federal United
1959 : Ibadan Lions 1-0 Police
Challenge Cup
1960 : Lagos ECN 5-2 Ibadan Lions
1961 : Ibadan Lions 1-0 Lagos UAC
1962 : Police 1-0 Mighty Jets (Jos)
1963 : Port Harcourt FC 1-0 Mighty Jets (Jos)
1964 : Lagos Railways 3-1 Mighty Jets (Jos)
1965 : Lagos ECN 3-1 Mighty Jets (Jos)
1966 : Ibadan Lions beat Mighty Jets (Jos)
1967 : Stationery Stores (Lagos) 3-1 Mighty Jets (Jos)
1968 : Stationery Stores (Lagos) 3-1 (r.) Warri
1969 : Ibadan Lions 5-1 Warri
1970 : Lagos ECN 3-1 Mighty Jets (Jos)
1971 : WNDC Ibadan 2-1 Enugu Rangers
1972 : Bendel Insurance (Benin City) 2-2 3-2
Mighty Jets (Jos)
1973 : -
1974 : Enugu Rangers 2-0 Mighty Jets (Jos)
1975 : Enugu Rangers 1-0 Shooting Stars FC (Ibadan)
1976 : Enugu Rangers 2-0 Alyufsalam Rocks (Ilorin)
1977 : Shooting Stars FC (Ibadan) 2-0 Racca Rovers (titre attribué 2-0 à Shooting Stars)
1978 : Bendel Insurance 3-0 Enugu Rangers
1979 : Shooting Stars FC (Ibadan) 2-0 Sharks FC (Port Harcourt)
1980 : Bendel Insurance (Benin City) 1-0
Stationery Stores (Lagos)
1981 : Enugu Rangers 2-0 Bendel Insurance (Benin City)
1982 : Stationery Stores (Lagos) 4-1 Niger Tornadoes (Minna)
1983 : Enugu Rangers 0-0 (5 t.a.b. à 4) DIC Bees (Kaduna)
1984 : Leventis United (Ibadan) 1-0 Abiola Babes (Abeokuta)
1985 : Abiola Babes (Abeokuta) (6 t.a.b. à 5)
BCC Lions (Gboko)
1986 : Leventis United (Ibadan) 1-0 Abiola Babes (Abeokuta)
1987 : Abiola Babes (Abeokuta) 1-1 (7 t.a.b. à 6) Ranchers Bees
1988 : Iwuanyanwu Nationale (Owerri) 3-0
Flash Flamingoes
1989 : BCC Lions (Gboko) 1-0 Iwuanyanwu Nationale (Owerri)
1990 : Stationery Stores (Lagos) 0-0 (5 t.a.b. à 4) Enugu Rangers
1991 : El-Kanemi Warriors (Maiduguri) 3-2
Kano Pillars F.C.
1992 : El-Kanemi Warriors (Maiduguri) 1-0
Stationery Stores (Lagos)
1993 : BCC Lions (Gboko) 1-0 Plateau United (Jos)
1994 : BCC Lions (Gboko) 1-0 Julius Berger FC (Lagos)
1995 : Shooting Stars FC (Ibadan) 2-0
Katsina United
1996 : Julius Berger FC (Lagos) 1-0 (a.p.)
Katsina United
1997 : BCC Lions (Gboko) 1-0 Katsina United
1998 : Wikki Tourists (Bauchi) 0-0 (3 t.a.b. à 2) Plateau United (Jos)
Coca Cola FA Cup
1999 : Plateau United (Jos) 1-0 Iwuanyanwu Nationale (Owerri)
2000 : Niger Tornadoes (Minna) 1-0 Enugu Rangers
2001 : Dolphin FC (Port Harcourt) 2-0 El-Kanemi Warriors (Maiduguri)
2002 : Julius Berger FC (Lagos) 3-0 Yobe Stars (Damaturu)
2003 : Lobi Stars (Makurdi) 2-0 Sharks FC (Port Harcourt)
2004 : Dolphin FC (Port Harcourt) 1-0 Enugu Rangers
2005 : Enyimba FC (Aba) 1-1 Lobi Stars (Makurdi) (aet, 6-5 pen)
2006 : Dolphin FC (Port Harcourt) 2-2 Bendel Insurance (aet, 5-3 pen)
2007 : Dolphin FC (Port Harcourt) 1-1 Enugu Rangers (aet, 3-2 pen)
2008 : Ocean Boys FC (Brass) 2-2 Gombe United FC (aet, 7-6 pen)
Federation Cup
2009 : Enyimba FC (Aba) 1-0 Sharks FC (Port Harcourt)
2010 : Kaduna United F.C. 3-3 Enyimba FC (Aba) (aet, 3-2 pen)
2011 : Heartland F.C. 1-0 Enyimba FC (Aba)
2012 : Heartland F.C. 2-1 Lobi Stars
2013 : Enyimba F.C. 2-2 Warri Wolves (aet, 5-4 pen)
2014 : Enyimba FC (Aba) 2-1 Dolphin FC (Port Harcourt)
2015 : Akwa United F.C. 2-1 Lobi Stars
2016 : Ifeanyi Ubah F.C. 0-0 Nasarawa United F.C. (IUFC won on penalties)

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