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Federation Cup round of 32 hots up

08 July 2015, 14:18

Lagos - The round of 32 of the 2015 Nigeria Federation Cup holds on Wednesday and Thursday at various stadiums across the country, with some mouth-watering fixtures involving former champions of the competition.

At the UJ Esuene Stadium in Calabar, former champions, Heartland and Sharks will slug it out in one of only two all-Professional Football League clashes, the other being the fireworks between FC IfeanyiUbah and Bayelsa United at the Oleh Township Stadium. A total of 13 matches will be played on Wednesday in the men’s competition, with the other three coming up on Thursday.

Edo State giant-killers, Kukuruku Dragons are back on the road as the Round of 32 matches of this year’s men’s Federation Cup competition kick off on Wednesday.

The wave-making side defeated BJ Foundation in the final of the Edo State competition, and then prevailed 3-2 over God’s Time FC from Delta State in the play-off round. In the Round of 64, the Dragons saw off Premier League side, Giwa FC 7-6 on penalties after both teams drew 2-2 in regulation time.

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On Wednesday, the attention of most lovers of the Federation Cup will be called to the Kwara State Sports Complex, Ilorin where Kukuruku will take on five –time winners Enugu Rangers for a spot in the Round of 16.

Men’s Federation Cup (Round 32) fixtures

Enyimba Vs Remo Stars

Lobi Stars Vs Niger Tornadoes

Heartland FC Vs Sharks FC    

Sportlight FC Vs BJ Foundation

Kano Pillars Vs Plateau United 

Gateway FC Vs El-Kanemi     

Kwara United Vs ABU Zaria    

Kukuruku FC Vs Enugu Rangers

Makwada Warriors Vs Nasarawa

Gabros FC Vs Bayelsa United  

Akwa United Vs Peacemakers 

Wikki Tourists Vs Tornadoes Feeders

J.Atete Vs Prime FC

Abia Warriors Vs Crown FC   

Jalingo FC vs Dolphins FC     

Papilo FC Vs FC Taraba         

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