According to KickOff.com, the Nigeria Football Federation have released the fixtures for the 2013 Federation Cup after draws for Nigeria’s oldest football competition were held at the Abuja National Stadium this week.
This year’s edition of the competition will see a deviation from the group stage format that has been adopted in recent seasons as an all round knockout format has been adopted.
FIRST ROUND FIXTURES:
Ingas (Enugu) vs. Ranch Bees, J. Atete (Delta) vs. Bendel Insurance (Edo), Sharks vs. Kogi United, Yarma Light (Gombe) vs. Akwa United, Makwada vs. Grays (Osun), Enugu Rangers vs. Dan Lawan (Jigawa), Rising Stars vs. Samba Kurna, Plateau United vs. Wikki Tourists, El-Kanemi Babes vs. Niger Tornadoes, Warri Wolves vs. Dynamite (Edo), Katsina Spotlight vs. Bago Mission (Zamfara), El-Kanemi Warriors vs. Apa United, Global Academy vs. Kano Pillars, Leopard FC (Cross River) vs. FC Taraba, Gombe United vs. Bussdor FC, Adamawa United vs. Nasarawa United, COD United (Lagos) vs. FC Lokoja, Nembe City vs. Igbo Ambassadors (Ebonyi), Fountain (Ekiti) vs. Sunshine Stars, Shatima United (Zamfara) vs. Remo FC, Enyimba FC vs. Police Machine, Gateway vs. 3SC, Fadama FC (Kebbi) vs. JUTH, Dolphins vs. NAF (FCT), Akwa Starlets vs. Kwara United, Jnr. Dandura vs. Abia Warriors, Kaduna United vs. Unicem Rovers, Arewa Pillars vs. ABS, Prime FC vs. Bayelsa United, MFM FC (Lagos) vs. Court of Appeal, Crown FC vs. Lobi Stars
FEDERATION CUP WOMEN’S FIXTURES:
Dynamic Sports vs. Ibom Angels
Kogi Confluence vs. FC Real Dynamos
Oginni Queens vs. Delta Queens
GOD Ciity Queens vs. C. I. Angels
Pelican Stars vs. FCT Queens
Nasarawa Amazons vs. Sunshine Queens
Taraba Queens vs. Yaba Queens
Osun Babes vs. Adamawa Queens
Shettima Babes vs. Bayelsa Queens
Martins White vs. Florence Babes
*Champions Rivers Angels and Inneh Queens draw bye.