Knock out football has a unique feeling unlike the rigours of the League marathon. Yesterday, the Nigeria Federation Cup draws were unveiled in Abuja  by the NFF. Top of the Men’s draw is the an all NPFL encounter between Sunshine Stars of Akure and Giwa FC of Jos.


The Men’s Draw


  • Kwara United Vs Galadima Best
  • Sunshine Stars Vs Giwa FC
  • Abia Comets Vs Nembe City
  • Damaturu FC Vs Dynamite United
  • Rovers FC Vs Flash Flamingoes
  • Nasarawa United Vs FC Abuja
  • Go Round Vs Yobe Desert Stars
  • Rivers United Vs Papilo FC
  • Kaduna United Vs Bridge FC
  • Shooting Stars Vs Wikki Tourist Feeders
  • FC Zamfara Vs Almar FC
  • Heartland FC Vs Top World
  • J. Atete Vs Akwa Starlets
  • El-Kanemi Warriors Vs Katsina United Feeders
  • Sokoto United Vs Crown FC
  • Fasbir FC Vs Niger Tornadoes
  • ABS FC Vs Yenagoa City
  • Akure City Vs Enugu Rangers
  • Kogi United Vs Ekiti United
  • Wikki Tourists Vs FRSC FC
  • Dreams FC Vs Akwanga Selected
  • Plateau United Vs Zara FC
  • Gateway FC Vs Kano Pillars
  • Prime FC Vs Inneh Stars
  • Yarmalight FC Vs Warri Wolves
  • Jigawa Golden Stars Vs Gashaka Green Buffaloes
  • MFM FC Vs El-Kanemi Babes
  • Katsina United Vs FC Lokoja
  • FC IfeanyiUbah Vs Ebonyi United

Akwa United, Enyimba FC and Lobi Stars draw bye into the Round of 32

The Women’s Draw:

  •  Alberto Queens Vs Osun Queens
  • FC Robo Queens Vs Rivers Angels
  • Abia Angels Vs Rising Queens
  • Ibom Angels Vs Edo Queens
  • Sure Babes Vs Gift of Life
  • Martins White Doves Vs Tokas Queens

Sunshine Queens, Capital City Doves, Mosco Queens, Nasarawa Amazons, Confluence Queens, Delta Queens, Katsina Queens, COD United Ladies, Pelican Stars and Bayelsa Queens draw bye into the Round of 16.

The matches will be played 25th and 26th May across the federation.

On Arsenal matters, Per is out for the season. Every other person is fit for the third place clash against Manchester City.