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Rivers United to battle 3SC in Fed Cup Round of 16

29 June 2016, 17:27Israel Ojoko

Lagos - NPFL sides Rivers United and Shooting Stars of Ibadan headline the Round of 16 fixtures in the men’s version of this year’s Federation Cup competition, scheduled for next week.

Both teams will do battle at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna on Wednesday, 6th July, just as Wikki Tourists of Bauchi confront Plateau United in Akure and Sunshine Stars tackle Akwa United in Makurdi in the other all –NPFL clashes.

NPFL side FC IfeanyiUbah will take on Katsina United at the Kwara Sports Complex, Ilorin on Wednesday while Enugu Rangers will test might with Crown FC of Ogbomosho at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna on Thursday.

Warri Wolves are up against Prime FC of Oshogbo at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi while Nasarawa United will lock horns with Dynamite FC of Benin in Lokoja on Thursday.

The postponed Round of 32 clash between CAF Champions League contenders Enyimba FC and El-Kanemi Warriors will come up in Abuja on Wednesday, keeping Round of 16 opponents J. Atete on holiday.

In the women’s competition, which is at the quarter –final stage, Cup holders Sunshine Queens trade tackles with Rivers Angels of Port Harcourt in a top-of-the-range clash in Abuja, while Bayelsa Queens and COD United Ladies of Lagos go for broke in Oleh. Both matches come up on Thursday.

Also read: Fed Cup: Rivers, Kaduna United coaches react to Round 32 result

On Wednesday, Abia Angels will take to the field in Lokoja against Nasarawa Amazons, as Delta Queens and Katsina Queens do battle in Abuja.

News24 reported that Giwa FC and Heartland were both eliminated from the 2016 Federation Cup in the Round of 64.


Akwa United Vs Sunshine Stars         - Makurdi    - 6/7/16       - 4pm

Rivers United Vs Shooting Stars         - Kaduna     - 6/7/16       - 4pm

Wikki Tourists Vs Plateau United       - Akure       - 6/7/16       - 4pm

Katsina United Vs FC IfeanyiUbah      - Ilorin        - 6/7/16       - 4pm

Prime FC Vs Warri Wolves               - Makurdi    - 7/7/16       - 4pm

Dynamite FC Vs Nasarawa United      - Lokoja      - 7/7/16       - 4pm

Crown FC Vs Enugu Rangers            - Kaduna     - 7/7/16       - 4pm

J. Atete Vs Enyimba FC/El-Kanemi Warriors

NOTE: Enyimba FC Vs El-Kanemi Warriors Round of 32 to be played in Abuja on Wednesday, 6th July, starting from 4pm.


Nasarawa Amazons Vs Abia Angels    - Lokoja      - 6/7/16       - 2pm

Delta Queens Vs Katsina Queens        - Abuja        - 6/7/16       - 2pm

COD United Vs Bayelsa Queens         - Oleh                  - 7/7/16       - 4pm

Sunshine Queens Vs Rivers Angels     - Abuja        - 7/7/16       - 4pm

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