Enyimba and Rivers United will battle for a place in the last four of the Federation Cup when ...
Enyimba and Rivers United will battle for a place in the last four of the Federation Cup when both teams clash in the quarter- final fixtutre at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan, on Wednesday.
The People's Elephants who have struggled to maintain top form this season, needed a late Ezekiel Bassey strike to beat Julius Atete in the previous round.
Rivers United on the other hand edged Shooting Stars 3-1 on penalties to book a date with the Nigeria Professional Football League champions.
Both sides have met twice in the league this season with Rivers United winning the first fixture 1-0, while the reverse fixture ended in a barren draw.
Holders, Akwa United will continue the defence of their title when they take on Nasarawa United in one of the last eight fixtures.
The Promise Keepers beat Sunshine Stars 8-7 on penalties in the round of 16, while Nasarawa United beat non- league side, Dynamites FC 1-0.
NPFL leaders, Wikki Tourists who secured a narrow 1-0 win against Plateau United in the previous round, will keep a date with National League side Crown FC, the club responsible for the exit of Enugu Rangers.
In-form FC IfeanyiUbah who are unbeaten in their last eight games in all competitions, will confront Warri Wolves in the last quarter- final fixtures.