Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs take the center stage as the 2019 Aiteo Federation Cup enters its Round of 32 on Wednesday, June 19, across the country, Completesports.com reports.
The clash between title holders, Rangers and Lobi Stars, and Rivers United – Akwa United clash highlight the weekend’s top pairings that no doubt could prove a positive advertisement for the domestic top flight.
Aiteo Federation Cup title Holders, Rangers, will welcome last year’s NPFL champions, Lobi Stars, at Bako Kotangora Stadium, Minna, while The Pride of Rivers – Rivers United, will engage The Promise Keepers, Akwa United, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Enugu, on Wednesday.
Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi, Benue state, will be action spot for the two Nasarawa State teams, Nasarawa United and Aklosendi FC, according to the Aiteo Federation Cup Round of 32 fixtures released Monday by the media department of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF.
Two Aiteo Federation Cup matches are slated for Thursday, June 19, with ABS Ilorin billed to confront Kano Pillars in Lokoja while Kogi United trade tackles with Plateau United in Abuja same day.
AITEO FEDERATION CUP ROUND OF 32 FIXTURES
Wednesday, June 19
Rangers Vs Lobi Stars (Minna)
Gateway FC Vs Abia Warriors (Warri)
Ambassador FC Vs Warri Wolves (Lokoja)
Ekiti United Vs Insurance (Lokoja)
Rivers United Vs Akwa United (Enugu)
Delta Force Vs Cynosure (P/Harcourt)
Gombe United Vs N/Tornadoes (Lafia)
P/Harcourt City Vs El-Kanemi Warriors (Abuja)
Katsina United Vs 3SC (Abuja)
EFCC FC Vs Sunshine Stars (Edo University Iyamho)
Smart City Vs Enyimba (UNIBEN)
Crown FC Vs Kwara United (Osogbo)
Aklosendi FC Vs Nasarawa United (Makurdi)
Calabar Rovers Vs Wikki Tourists (Makurdi)
Thursday June 20
Kogi United Vs P/United (Abuja)
ABS FC Vs Kano Pillars (Lokoja)
By Sab Osuji