NFA holds draw for 2014 Federation Cup competitions Tuesday


Abuja – The Nigeria Football Association (NFA) will Tuesday hold the Draw Ceremony for the 2014 Federation Cup competition in the men and women categories at the FIFA Technical Centre in Abuja.

A statement by NFA’s Assistant Director (Communications), Ademola Olajire, on Sunday said the association’s Head of Federation Cup Unit, Ruth David, disclosed this.

It said the Draw would involve all the clubs which qualified from the 36 states and the FCT, except those clubs which have been eliminated in the competition’s national preliminaries.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the national preliminaries took place across the country on May 14.

Results from this stage showed that Liverpool FC of Sokoto State were eliminated by Dan Buran of Katsina State, while Mafara United of Zamfara walked over Jege United of Kebbi.

Binani FC of Adamawa beat Jalingo FC of Taraba, Sky Academy of Kano State defeated Police Machine of Nasarawa State, while Tornadoes Feeders eliminated Indigenes of Ondo State.

Also, Bobbies FC of Delta pipped JKF Boys of Ekiti, Bright Stars of Ebonyi beat Okagbue FC of Anambra after penalty kicks.

On their part, Baton FC of Imo overcame Atlantic Warriors of Cross River.

The Grand Finale of this year’s Men and Women Federation Cup competitions has been scheduled for Aug. 3


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