3SC Crash as Uzoenyi Powers Rangers to next Stage
Posted: Jun 26, 2012
Super Eagles midfielder, EjikeUzoenyi, was on target Monday as Rangers edged past Hajaig of Jigawa 2-1 in one of the Federation Cup round of 60 games decided at Adamasingba Stadium, Ibadan.
Uzoenyi scored in the 38th minute while EfeYarhere doubled the Flying Antelopes lead in the second period as the Premier League side booked their place in the second round of the competition.
Sunshine Stars of Akure defeated Jimeta United of Adamawa 4-0 at the Old parade ground, Abuja just as Kwara United ended the ambition of Mbaise Lions with a 2-0 humiliation.
Sharks whitewashed Niger Tornadoes Feeders team 3-0 while Dynamite FC of Benin humbled Nigeria National League side Taraba United 1-0 in Lokoja.
Warri Wolves also defeated Olorunda United 3-1 to progress to the next stage of the Federation Cup.
Meanwhile, FAME ACADEMY of Lagos caused the first major upset in this year’s competition following a 2-0 defeat of Premier League side, Shooting Stars Sports Club, 3SC of Ibadan.
Leading scorer, OsagonaIghodaro, shot 3SC into the lead in the 38th minute but the youngsters replied with two goals from ObiejeUgochukwu and Adigwe Victor who struck five minutes from time to seal their win.
First Bank also saw off Dabo Babes 2-0, while Prime of Osogbo defeated Wikki Tourists 2-0 just as Gateway of Abeokuta drubbed Akpabio 2-1.
Unicem Rovers halted ambitious Anambra All Stars Academy 2-1in yet another game decided on Monday in Aba.
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