Two all-Premier League clashes headline the Round of 32 matches of this year’s men’s Federation Cup competition, which come up next week in various centres across the nation. The second round games of the women’s event will all be played on Wednesday, 8th July.
Heartland FC of Owerri and Sharks FC of Port Harcourt, who played out a 1-1 draw in a Premier League match in Port Harcourt on Sunday, make it another date in Calabar on Wednesday, 8th July.
FC IfeanyiUbah, which lost its first home match 1-0 to Wikki Tourists at the weekend, take on Bayelsa United in Oleh the same day, as Edo State newsmakers, Kukuruku Dragons try to ambush Enugu Rangers in Ilorin.
Cup holders Enyimba FC of Aba will tackle Remo Stars of Ogun State at the Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, with Lobi Stars up against Niger Tornadoes at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano and Crown FC facing a mountain to surmount against Abia Warriors, also in Benin City.
Premier League side, FC Taraba go up against the impressive Papilo FC in Abuja on Thursday. Delta State’s only remaining team, J. Atete FC takes on Prime FC of Osogbo in Lokoja, while Nasarawa United battle Makwada Warriors in Jos and Wikki Tourists face Tornadoes Feeders in Gusau.
In the women’s event, Cup holders Rivers Angels must beware of COD Ladies of Lagos in Abuja, while Bayelsa Queens and Beautiful Tour FC face off in Aba and Nasarawa Amazons plot against Delta Queens in Ibadan.

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