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Prime FC dump Kano Pillars out of Federation Cup

Prime FC dump Kano Pillars out of Federation Cup

Nigeria National League side, Prime FC of Osogbo, continued their yearly cupset in the Federation Cup after defeating four-time league champion, Kano Pillars, 2-1 on Wednesday.

The round of 32 game saw Prime taking the lead in the first half before Kano Pillars equalised. Bello Kofarmata however broke the heart of his former employer when he scored the winning goal to give Prime a berth to the Round-of-16 of the competition.

Shooting Stars of Ibadan, for the first time in five seasons, progressed to the next round after beating Almar FC 3-0 with Sunday Adetunji’s brace and Joy Olubodun’s goal.

Sunshine Stars also advanced to the last 16 after defeating Abia Comets 4-2 on penalties with the regulation time ending 1-1, as Rivers United whitewashed Kaduna United 4-0.

The game between Rangers and ABS was stopped after the first half due to heavy downpour and will be continued on Thursday with Rangers leading 1-0 after 45 minutes.

Another NNL side, Crown FC also progressed to the next stage with a 5-4 victory on penalties against NPFL side, Niger Tornadoes, while league leader, Wikki Tourists, qualified for the next round at the expense of Kogi United.

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