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Federation Cup renamed AITEO Cup

AITEO, Nigeria’s foremost energy solution company, on Wednesday acquired the ‘Naming Right’ of the NFF Federation Cup, as an extension/addendum to the company’s sponsorship agreement with the Nigeria Football Federation. It is also part of the rights AITEO has under the original agreement. Those rights will enable the acquisition of additional commercial assets from the…

Fed Cup: FC IfeanyiUbah, Rivers Angels are champions

FC IfeanyiUbah, the self –styled Anambra Warriors, emerged the winners of the 2016 men’s Federation Cup competition after a 5-4 penalty shoot –out defeat of Nasarawa United at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Both teams battled to a 0-0 draw in regulation time at the finale. In the shoot –out, Seun Sogbeso, whose goal from…

Federation Cup in history

The Federation Cup has lasted over 70 years, and it is no doubt the oldest football competition in Nigeria. Here’s a list of past winners since the competition began in 1942. WAR MEMORIAL CHALLENGE CUP 1942: ZAC Bombers         1-0       Services FC 1943: Lagos Marine         3-2      RAF FC 1944: Lagos Railways      2-0       Lagos Marine 1945: Lagos…

All set for grand finale of 2016 Federation Cup

The stage is set for the grand finale of this year’s men and women Federation Cup competitions, scheduled for the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Nnewi –based FC IfeanyiUbah will confront Nasarawa United of Lafia in a match of debutants in the men’s final, while League champions Rivers Angels will clash with Bayelsa Queens in the…

Fed Cup: Crown ambush FC IfeanyiUbah in Kaduna

Promotion –chasing Crown FC of Ogbomosho have two big games within a few days as they confront NPFL side FC IfeanyiUbah in the first semi final of the 2016 men’s Federation Cup competition on Wednesday. Giant –killers Crown turned back NPFL title –chasing Enugu Rangers among other big conquests on their way to the last…

Fed Cup: Rivers Angels await opponents for final

Rivers Angels of Port Harcourt have qualified for the final of this year’s women Federation Cup competition, following a 1-0 defeat of Nasarawa Amazons in Wednesday’s first semi final at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu. Super Falcons defender Osinachi Ohale scored with a scorcher from 22 yards in the 32nd minute of the explosive encounter…

Dates for Fed Cup semis changed

The semi final matches of this year’s men Federation Cup competition will now take place on 28th September and 9th October respectively. The NFF announced on Wednesday that the first semi final, between Nigeria National League side, Crown FC of Ogbomosho and NPFL side FC IfeanyiUbah, will hold at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna on…

Fed Cup gets semifinal dates, venues

Semifinal matches of this year’s men Federation Cup competition will take place on 25th September and 2nd October respectively. On Tuesday, the NFF announced that the first semifinal, between surprise packets Crown FC of Ogbomosho and FC IfeanyiUbah, will hold at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna on Sunday, 25th September. The second semifinal, between NPFL…

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