Federation Cup: Round of 64 Matches Begins


The Round of 64 matches of this year’s men Federation Cup competition, as well as the first round matches of the women competition, will begin across the country this afternoon.

While venues in Oleh, Owerri, Oshogbo, Lokoja and Benin will host the women’s matches, the 29 matches in the men’s competition will be spread round the Federal Capital Territory, Kaduna, Makurdi, Lokoja, Owerri, Umuahia, Enugu, Bauchi, Zaria, Ijebu-Ode, Jos, Oleh, Benin and Lagos.

All matches will take place today and tomorrow, with the exception of the women’s match between Sure Babes of Ilorin and Gift of Life Queens of Umuahia that will come up on Friday, May 27.
There will be 21 matches (20 men’s matches and one women’s match) today and 13 matches (nine men’s matches and four women’s matches) tomorrow.

The Confluence Stadium, Lokoja will host a total of six matches (five men’s matches and one women’s match). The Oleh Township Stadium in Delta State will host two women’s matches on Thursday. Area 3 Stadium, Abuja will host four men’s matches.

Kaduna will host three matches, just as the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri will host three matches (two men’s matches and one women’s match). Makurdi and Zaria will host two matches each.