83 Teams Set for Federation Cup Competitions


A total of 83 teams are slated to enter the pot at the National Draws for the men and women Federation Cup competitions scheduled for Thursday, May 5, 2016.

Head of Federation Cup unit of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Emmanuel Adesanya, said in Abuja wednesday that a total of 61 teams would be involved in the men’s version, while 22 teams would be involved in the women’s event.

There are a total of 18 NPFL clubs, 19 Nigeria National League clubs, nine Nationwide League One clubs and 15 non-League clubs in the men’s draw, while 16 Premier League clubs, one Pro League and five amateur division teams would take part in the women’s competition.