Rangers out of Federation Cup
Written by Morenike Adebayo on July 13, 2016
Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title contenders Enugu Rangers have been knocked out of the 2016 Federation Cup. Rangers were beaten two-one by Nigeria National League (NNL) club Crown FC in Kaduna on Tuesday.
Holders Akwa United however progressed into the quarter-finals following a nervy eight-seven penalty shootout win against Sunshine Stars at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi.
Meanwhile, the game continues today when former champions Rivers United and 3SC clash in Kaduna. Prime FC will also keep a date with Warri Wolves at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi. At the Ilorin Stadium Complex, FC IfeanyiUbah will tackle National League side, Katsina United, while Dynamite and Nasarawa United will clash in the last fixture.
The round of thirty-two fixture between Enyimba and El-Kanemi Warriors which was postponed due to the Peoples Elephant’s involvement in the CAF Champions League will also be played in Abuja today.