The Nest of Champions in Uyo, Akwa Ibom has been picked as the venue for Aiteo Cup 2017 men’s final scheduled to hold on October 8, 2017.According to sources close to busybuddiesng.com, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) arrived at the choice of Uyo as venue due to logistics.The same venue is the adopted home of the Super Eagles in recent times and it will play hosts to the crucial Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Zambia just a day before the Aiteo Cup final (on October 7).Also, the Nigerian Women Professional Football League (NWPL) Super Four tournament would start in Benin City 24 hours after the Aiteo Cup (from October 9 to October 14).The women’s final venue had earlier been confirmed by NFF’s 1st vice president, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, who revealed that Bayelsa would be the centre for the final clash slated for October 2, 2017.RelatedAITEO Cup Men’s Final Venue RevealedOctober 2, 2017In “Nigeria”AITEO Cup: First Round Draw To Hold In Lagos On FridayAugust 10, 2017In “Nigeria”Female AITEO Cup Final To Be Played In Bayelsa – NFF ChiefJuly 11, 2017In “Competition”
Braves’ Ronald Acuña pulled from game for not hustling on play He went 3 for 4 on the day and tallied two RBIs.One for the record books.@Pete_Alonso20 now owns the rookie NL record for home runs in a season! ❄️🐻 #LegendaryMoments pic.twitter.com/Jga9CyUVYE— New York Mets (@Mets) August 18, 2019Alsonso, 24, has had an impressive first year with the Mets. He’s slashing .271/.375./.604 and has notched 95 RBIs through his first 123 games with New York. Related News Pete Alonso is etching his name in MLB’s record books.The Mets first baseman hit his 40th home run of 2019 in New York’s 11-5 victory over the Royals on Sunday and broke the National League’s rookie home run record. Alsonso also earned All-Star honors and won the 2019 Home Run Derby.He has been a big part of a Mets team that’s posted a 64-60 record and sits 1 1/2 games back from the National League’s second wild card spot, which is currently held by the Cubs.”This has been such an incredible year, I just want to keep building and helping this team win,” Alonso said after the game. Joey Votto injury update: Reds place infielder (back) on 10-day IL Pete Alonso with @JustineBWard as MVP chants rain down:”This has been such an incredible year, I just want to keep building and helping this team win” pic.twitter.com/elSoz9xFxt— SNY (@SNYtv) August 18, 2019The Mets will start a 12-game homestand Tuesday where they will face the Indians, Braves and Cubs.Alonso says the goal is “to win.” If New York does enough of that it could claim a playoff spot sooner rather than later.