Nigeria Federation's Cup

BJ Foundation and Niger Tornadoes Feeders produced the upsets of the Nigeria Federation’s Cup 2015 Round of 16 fixtures by knocking out two premier league clubs, Heartland and Dolphins on Wednesday.

While BJ Foundation beat the Naze Millionaires 3-2 to advance to the Quarter Finals, Tornadoes Feeders and Dolphins played 1-1 draw before the Port Harcourt club was eliminated 3-4 in the resulting penalty shootout at the Kayode Oluyemi Stadium, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State.

In other fixtures, Lobi Stars edged out Remo Stars 5-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw whereas Plateau United and Prime FC lost to El-Kanemi Warriors and Akwa United by lone goal respectively.  Nasarawa United also eliminated fellow NPFL club, Abia Warriors 2-1 while FC Ifeanyi Ubah dumped out FC Taraba with a 4-2 victory.

Federation Cup Results

•Remo Stars 1-1 Lobi Stars

(Lobi win 5-3 on penalties)

•Heartland 2-3 BJ Foundation

•Plateau Utd 0-1 El-Kanemi Warriors

•Nasarawa Utd 2-1 Abia Warriors

•FC Ifeanyi Ubah 4-2 FC Taraba

•Prime FC 0-1 Akwa Utd

•Tornadoes Feeders 1-1 Dolphins

(Tornadoes Feeders win 4-3 on penalties)

By Olisemeka Obeche


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