Fed Cup: Dolphins fall; Pillars, 3SC advance

Salami mobbed by 3sc mates

Salami mobbed by 3sc mates

Glo Premier League clubs, Dolphins FC, El-Kanemi Warriors, and Kaduna United suffered defeats in their Federation Cup round of 32 games on Wednesday, while the likes of Enyimba, Heartland, Shooting Stars, Warri Wolves and Kano Pillars progressed to the next round of the competition.

Four time winners Dolphins of Port Harcourt were dumped out by Akwa Starlets 4-2 on penalties after the regulation time had ended goalless at Umuahia while Kaduna United slumped to a 1-2 loss against NNL side, Abia Warriors to end their Cup dream.

In Niger, Gbolahan Salami’s early goal was all 3SC needed to dump out Juth FC while Kano Pillars came from a first-half goal to beat Premier League rivals El Kanemi Warriors 2-1.

Cup holders, Heartland, edged out non-league outfit, Ingas FC 1-0 via Bright Ejike’s goal in Enugu.

ROUND OF 32 RESULTS:

Juth FC 0-1 Shooting Stars- Niger

Heartland FC 1-0 Ingas FC – Enugu

J. Atete FC 0-0 Sharks FC (PK 6-7) – Abakaliki

Akwa United FC 1-0 Makwada FC – Katsina Ala

Enugu Rangers 2-0 Samba Kurna FC – Abuja

Plateau United 0-0 Niger Tornadoes (PK 5-6) – Kaduna

Warri Wolves 1-0 Spotlight FC – Ilorin

El-Kanemi Warriors 1-2 Kano Pillars – Lafia

FC Taraba 0-2 Gombe United – Lafia

Nasarawa United 4-0 COD FC – Ilorin

Nembe City 1-2 Sunshine Stars – Rojenny

Remo FC 1-2 Enyimba FC – Lokoja

Dolphins FC 0-0 Akwa Starlet (PK 2-4) – Umuahia

Abia Warriors 2-1 Kaduna United – Lokoja

ABS FC 0-0 Bayelsa United (PK-5-4) – Benin City

MFM FC 0-2 Lobi Stars – Nnewi