Giwa Bundled Out of Federation Cup


Embattled Giwa FC of Jos recently sacked from the Nigerian Professional Football Club (NPFL) after missing three matches was wednesday bundled out of this year’s Federation Cup competition.

Lokoja’s Confluence Stadium was the venue of Giwa FC’s fall, as the team was spanked 2-0 by NPFL side Sunshine Stars.

Another NPFL side, Heartland FC of Owerri also crashed out to non-League team, Top World FC of Ekiti at Oleh Township Stadium.

The Federation Cup fully lived up to its character of surprises and more surprises with another NPFL club, MFM FC of Lagos made to sweat before eliminating El-Kanemi Babes of Maiduguri on penalties in Kaduna.

Sunshine 2-0 Giwa FC
J. Atete 1-0 Akwa Starlets
Fasbir FC 0-2 Tornadoes
Prime FC 2-1 Inneh Stars
Kogi Utd 1-1 Ekiti Utd
*(Kogi win 4-3 on penalties)
Go Round 3-1 Yobe Stars
MFM FC 1-1 El-Kanemi Babes
*(MFM win 3-2 on penalties)
Shooting 2-0 Wikki Feeders
Heartland 0-0 Top World FC
*(Top World wins 4-3 on penalties)
Rivers Utd 4-3 FC Papilo
Plateau Utd 4-0 Zara FC
Wikki 1-1 FRSC FC
*(Wikki wins 3-2 on penalties)
Yarmalight 2-3 Warri Wolves
Katsina Utd 3-0 FC Lokoja (W/O)
Golden Stars 3-0 Gashaka (W/O)
Sokoto Utd 1-3 Crown FC
Rovers 1-1 Flash Flamingoes
*(Flamingoes win 5-4 penalties)
IfeanyiUbah 1-0 Ebonyi Utd
ABS Vs Yenegoa City
*(Rescheduled for today)