32 clubs set for 2013 Federation Cup battle

Heartland - Defending Champions

Heartland – defending champions

All the 32 clubs that will compete for a place at the next round of the 2013 Federation Cup competition are now complete after Enugu Rangers and Bayelsa United sealed progression into the round of 32 irrespective of their wins in Jos and Benin City.

The CAF Confederation Cup campaigner thumped non-league side, Dan Lawan 6-0 at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos on Wednesday.

Bayelsa United secured their own berth on Tuesday with a hard fought 5-4 victory over Prime of Oshogbo at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin.

Both clubs had ended the regulation time at 1-1 before the Yenagoa-based club later triumphed 5-4 on penalties to move to the round of 32.

Enugu Rangers will battle Samba FC while Bayelsa United face ABS FC. In other games slated for July 17, cup holders Heartland of Owerri will slug it out Ingas who defeated Ranchers Bees of Kaduna 2-1 in the last round.

El Kanemi Warriors who edge past non-league side Apa United 1-0 will entertain Kano Pillars in the Round of 32 as Nembe City do battle with Sunshine Stars in the last fixture involving all premier league teams.

2013 FEDERATION CUP ROUND OF 32 FIXTURES
Heartland Vs Ingas

Julius Atete Vs Sharks

Akwa United Vs Makwada United

Rangers Vs Samba FC

Plateau United Vs Niger Tornadoes

Warri Wolves Vs Spotlight

El Kanemi Vs Kano Pillars

Taraba FC Vs Gombe United

Nasarawa United Vs COD

Nembe City Vs Sunshine Stars

Remo Stars Vs Enyimba

3SC Vs JUTH

Dolphins Vs Akwa Starlets

Abia Warriors Vs Kaduna United

Bayelsa United Vs ABS

MFM Vs Lobi Stars