Lagos - Eight matches will be played across the federation
on Wednesday May 14 as the national preliminaries of this year’s Federation Cup
competition hots up.
Runner-up in Sokoto State, Liverpool FC will square up with
Dan Buran FC, which lost 2-0 to Spotlights FC in the final of the Katsina State
competition on Sunday. The match will be played in Gusau, capital of Zamfara
Mafara United, which lost by a lone goal to Dallatu FC in
Zamfara State’s final, will take on Jega United, runner-up in Kebbi State, at
the Sokoto Township Stadium.
Banani FC, the only side representing Adamawa State, will
clash with Jalingo FC, runner-up in Taraba, at the Patani Stadium in Gombe,
while Sky Academy, defeated by reigning Nigeria Professional Football League champions
Kano Pillars in that State’s final, will take on Police Machine from Nasarawa
State in Kaduna.
Tornadoes Feeders, beaten by parent club Tornadoes in the
Niger State final, clash with Indigens of Ondo State in Lokoja while Bobbies
FC, runner-up in Delta State are up against Ekiti State’s JFK Boys at the Sam
Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City.
Bright Star, runner-up in Ebonyi State, will take on
Anambra’s Okagbue Academy in Enugu while Atlantic Warriors, which lost on
penalties to Leopards in the Cross River State final, go up against Imo State’s
Baton FC in Aba.
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