Despite the new branding, the Nigeria Cup final concluded in familiar circumstances, as Akwa United defeated Niger Tornadoes in a penalty shootout.
Which of the NPFL's star players have enjoyed successful careers in Europe after impressing in the Nigerian top flight?
The Aiteo Cup is done and dusted, and it provided further proof that Nigeria's domestic football is once again on the rise.
Akwa United have won the 2017 Aiteo Cup following a 3-2 penalty shootout win against Niger Tornadoes.
Cup holders FC Ifeanyi Ubah defeated Niger Tornadoes 1-0 in Nnewi on Thursday in their semi-final second leg, but still lost out 4-3 on aggregate.
Plateau United's hopes of a League and Cup 'double' went up in smoke on Sunday following a 4-2 aggregate defeat to Niger Tornadoes.