Federation Cup Gets April 5 Kick-Off Date

The 2013/14 Federation Cup begins Saturday April 5 and ends August 3.

According to a release from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) head of the Federation Cup, Ruth David, the state finals are scheduled for Sunday May 4, while the play-off matches will be played over the days of May 14 and 15.

The draw for the National finals will hold in Abuja on May 29.

The Federation Cup.
The Federation Cup.

The Round of 64 matches will hold across 32 centres between July 2 and 3, with the Round of 32 matches taking place a week later and the Round of 16 games to be played between July 16 and 17.

The quarter finals are slated for July 23, with the semi-finals to follow on July 30, while the Grand Finale of the cup competition has been scheduled for Sunday, August 3.

Enyimba FC of Aba are the defending champions of the oldest cup tournament in Nigeria while Warri Wolves were losing-finalist in last year’s final played at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.


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