STATE FED CUP FINALS: Kanu’s Club Shocks Heartland, MFM Rules Lagos

Papilo FC, the pet club of Nigeria legend Nwankwo Kanu yesterday upset Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Heartland to emerge winners of the Imo State Federation Cup 2016.
Papilo FC won 1-0 at the Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri.
However, another Nigeria premier league club MFM FC won their first-ever Lagos State Federation Cup when they thrashed NNL side, Bridge FC 3-0 at the Agege Stadium.
The church club sealed victory within 10 minutes as Sikiru Olatunbosun opened scoring in the 41st minute, he completed a brace in the 48th minute, before mercurial midfielder Emmanuel Onuwa scored the third goal in the 50th minute.
In Kwara State, Kwara United beat ABS FC 5-2 via penalty after the game ended 1-1 at regulation.
In Osun State, NNL side Prime FC beat non-league side Fehinty FC 2-1.
Sunshine Stars retained the Ondo State Federation Cup in Akure with a 2-1 win over Akure City FC.
State Federation Cup finalists will represent their states in the national Federation Cup.
Akwa United won last year’s cup competition to qualify for the 2016 CAF Confederation Cup.