–Enyimba and Pillars progress
By James Agberebi:
Newly promoted Shooting Stars and Akure based Sunshine Stars have been eliminated from this year’s Federations Cup.
In the round of 64 matches decided on Wednesday 13th May, Shooting Stars were shocked 1-0 by former champions of the competition Plateau United.
Another surprised result of the day came from the game between Sunshine Stars and relatively unknown side Atete FC of Delta State. At the end of the encounter, Sunshine were stunned 3-1.
Meanwhile, current holders of the Federations Cup Enyimba and league champions Kano Pillars walked over Nasarawa Feeders and Zara FC respectively.
In other games played, Lobi Stars beat Junior Sportlight 4-1, Dolphins saw off Inter FC 2-1, Akwa Starlets were pipped 1-0 by Kwara United and Bayelsa United thrashed neighbours Nembe FC 3-0