—Federation Cup Round Of 32
By Adeboye Amosu:
Nigeria Federation Cup holders, Enyimba, will continue their defence of the trophy against National League side, Remo Stars, in a round of 32 tie at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium on Wednesday.
The encounter that can easily be dubbed battle between David and Goliath will the first real game for Enyimba in the competition as they were awarded their previous round against Nasarawa Feeders who failed to show up for the encounter.
In one of the two fixtures involving Premier League teams, Heartland and Sharks, who played out a 1-1 draw in a recent league game, will settle scores again in Calabar.
The other fixture will see FC IfeanyiUbah confront Bayelsa United in Oleh.
Former Cup winners, Rangers International of Enugu, face minnows Kukururu Dragons in Ilorin.
The Edo State representatives edged out Giwa FC in the previous round and will be out to repeat the giant-killing feat against the Flying Antelopes.
Also, J Atete, conquerors of Glo Premier League leaders, Sunshine Stars of Akure, have a chance to continue their impressive run when they square up against Prime FC on Thursday.
ALL THE FIXTURES
Enyimba v Remo Stars Benin City
Lobi Stars v N.Tornadoes Kano
Heartland v Sharks Calabar
Sportlight v BJ Foundation Abuja
Pillars v Plateau Utd Kaduna
Gateway v Elikanemi Makurdi
Kwara Utd v ABU Zaria Minna
Kukururu v Rangers Ilorin
Makwada v Nasarawa Jos
Ifeanyi U v Bayelsa U Oleh
Akwa United vPeacemakers Enugu
Wikki v Tornadoes F. Gusau
J.Atete v Prime FC Lokoja
Abia Warriors v Crown FC Benin City
Jalingo FC v Dolphins Makurdi
Papillo FC v FC Taraba Abuja