The play-off matches of this year’s men Federation Cup competition will take place on Saturday and Sunday across the federation.
Head of Federation Cup unit, Emmanuel Adesanya, said on Thursday that 20 teams will participate in the play –off round, which will involve the so –called rookie teams that have qualified for the national finals by virtue of reaching the final of the competition in the various States.
While nine of the matches will come up on Saturday, the match between Katsina United Jnr and Niger Tornadoes Feeders will come up on Sunday, April 17th in Kaduna.
“The play –off round will throw up 10 teams that will now complete the 64 to enter the pots for the National Draw, coming up on May 5th,” Adesanya said.
Samba Kurna (Kano) Vs Fasbir (Sokoto) – Katsina
Akwanga Selected (Nasarawa) Vs Hafa Hadejia (Jigawa) – Kaduna
Shettima Utd (Zamfara) Vs Zara FC (Kebbi) – Sokoto
Katsina Utd Jnr (Katsina) Vs Tornadoes Feeders (Niger)– Kaduna
Damaturu Utd (Yobe) Vs Diamond Academy (Taraba) – Yola
Zaria Strikers (Kaduna) Vs Wikki Feeders (Bauchi) – Lafia
Diamond Stars (Cross River) Vs Bridge FC (Lagos) – Benin
Disdevit In Afrik (Enugu) Vs Akure City (Ondo) – Lokoja
Almar FC (Ogun) Vs Chisco FC (Anambra) – Oleh
Fehinti FC (Osun) Vs Yenagoa City (Bayelsa) – Owerri