Nigeria CAF Deadline Force NFF To Reschedule President Federation Cup

The President Federation Cup men’s and women’s competitions will culminate on Saturday, June 29th, at the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.

Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, NFF General Secretary, stated that the date has been agreed upon by both the NFF and the GTI due to Nigeria’s deadline of midnight on Sunday, June 30 to submit the names of her representative clubs in next season’s continental club competitions to the Confederation of African Football.

“Having looked closely at our programmes, the stage the men and women competitions are at the moment and the need to submit the names of all our representative clubs to CAF for African Club Competitions next season, ourselves and GTI have reached a consensus for the grand finale of the men and women finals of the President Federation Cup to take place on Saturday, 29th June.

Read Also:NFF Reveals President Federation Cup Round Of 16 Venues & Date

“The venue is the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.

The women’s final will begin at 1pm while the men’s final will commence at 4pm, as has been the tradition for so many years now.

“NFF and GTI are committed to putting up a great show of this year’s grand finale.”

Meanwhile, the quarter-finals of the women’s competition will be held on Wednesday, June 19th, with Benin City, Asaba, and Enugu serving as hosts.

The men’s tournament semi-finals will be held on Thursday, June 20th, in Abuja and Lafia.

Tough Duels in the Women’s Final Eight Nasarawa Amazons will face Remo Stars Ladies in Benin City’s Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in what promises to be one of the most combustible quarter-finals in the women’s championship.

The girls from Ikenne have been pursuing honours this season, following in the footsteps of their men’s team (Remo Stars FC), who are also solidly in contention for a CAF Champions League position as the NPFL season concludes next Sunday.

Delta Queens and Sunshine Queens will also compete at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, while FC Robo Queens of Lagos and Naija Ratels of Abuja will face off in another exciting match in Asaba.

The battle between Osun Babes and Rivers Angels will take place at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu, where Enugu Rangers won this year’s NPFL season on Sunday.

WOMEN’S QUARTER-FINAL FIXTURES

Nasarawa Amazons (Nasarawa) Vs Remo Stars Ladies (Ogun) – Benin City – 19/06/24 – 4pm

Naija Ratels (FCT) Vs FC Robo Queens (Lagos) – Asaba – 19/06/24 – 4pm

Delta Queens (Delta) Vs Sunshine Queens (Ondo) – Benin City – 19/06/24 – 1pm

Osun Babes (Osun) Vs Rivers Angels (Rivers) – Enugu – 19/06/24 – 4pm

Inspired Abia Warriors will go all out for glory when they take on traditional powerhouse team and former winners Kano Pillars in one of the semi final matches of this year’s President Federation Cup, at the Lafia City Stadium on Thursday.

The Aba giants struggled for several weeks in the relegation waters, but finally secured their Premiership status when they defeated Akwa United 2-0 in a Matchday 37 game on Sunday. They will approach the match in Lafia with very high impetus.

In the other semi final, El-Kanemi Warriors are also highly inspired after securing promotion to the NPFL following the conclusion of the NNL Super 8 Tournament. The team has been promoted alongside Nasarawa United, Beyond Limits and Ikorodu City.

Their opponents are Kebbi United, who fear no foe, and have reached this stage by defeating higher-rated ABS FC of Ilorin, NPFL side Akwa United and EFCC FC of Abuja. It promises an interesting evening at the NFF/FIFA Goal Project on Thursday.

MEN’S SEMI-FINAL FIXTURES

Kebbi United (Kebbi) Vs El-Kanemi Warriors (Borno) – FCT-Goal Project – 20/06/24 – 4pm

Abia Warriors (Abia) Vs Kano Pillars (Kano) – Lafia – 20/06/24 – 4pm


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *