Federation Cup Round of 64 matches unveiled




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The Round of 64 matches of the 2016 men’s Federation Cup competitions were unveiled on Thursday at the draw ceremony conducted by the Nigeria Football Federation at the FIFA Technical Centre, Abuja.

Among the matches to look forward to are NPFL teams Sunshine Stars FC against Giwa FC, Kano Pillars against Gateway FC and Imo State champions Papilo FC against high –flying Rivers United.

The matches will be played on 25th and 26th May across the federation.

In the women’s draw, Rivers Angels will confront FC Robo Queens in the first round, while Abia Angels will trade tackles with Rising Queens, among other fixtures. Cup holders Sunshine Queens were drawn bye alongside Nasarawa Amazons, Capital City Doves, Confluence Queens, Moscow Queens, Delta Queens Katsina Queens, COD United Ladies, Pelican Stars and Queens.

NFF’s 1st Vice President and Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi represented the NFF President at the event. The General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, was also there alongside NFF member, Alhaji Yusuf Ahmed Fresh, Acting Director of Competitions, Mr. Bola Oyeyode and Chairman of the Ondo State Football Agency, Hon. John Ola Mafo.

THE MEN’S DRAW:

United Vs Galadima Best

Sunshine Stars Vs Giwa FC

Abia Comets Vs Nembe City

Damaturu FC Vs Dynamite United

Rovers FC Vs Flash Flamingoes

Nasarawa United Vs FC Abuja

Go Round Vs Yobe Desert Stars

Rivers United Vs Papilo FC

Kaduna United Vs Bridge FC

Shooting Stars Vs Wikki Tourist Feeders

FC Zamfara Vs Almar FC

Heartland FC Vs Top World

J. Atete Vs Akwa Starlets

El-Kanemi Warriors Vs Katsina United Feeders

Sokoto United Vs Crown FC

Fasbir FC Vs Niger Tornadoes

ABS FC Vs Yenagoa City

Akure City Vs Enugu Rangers

Kogi United Vs Ekiti United

Wikki Tourists Vs FRSC FC

Dreams FC Vs Akwanga Selected

Vs Zara FC

Gateway FC Vs Kano Pillars

Prime FC Vs Inneh Stars

Yarmalight FC Vs Warri Wolves

Jigawa Golden Stars Vs Gashaka Green Buffaloes

MFM FC Vs El-Kanemi Babes

Katsina United Vs FC Lokoja

FC IfeanyiUbah Vs Ebonyi United

 

Akwa United, Enyimba FC and Lobi Stars draw bye into the Round of 32

THE WOMEN’S DRAW:

Alberto Queens Vs Osun Queens

FC Robo Queens Vs Rivers Angels

Abia Angels Vs Rising Queens

Ibom Angels Vs Edo Queens

Sure Babes Vs Gift of Life

Martins White Doves Vs Tokas Queens

. Sunshine Queens, Capital City Doves, Mosco Queens, Nasarawa Amazons, Confluence Queens, Delta Queens, Katsina Queens, COD United Ladies, Pelican Stars and Queens draw bye into the Round of 16 

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