Kukuruku FC of Edo State has reached the main draw for the National finals of the 2015 Federation Cup competition after overpowering God’s Time FC from Delta State 3-2 in a keenly contested play-off round on Tuesday.
Tuesday’s knock -out matches between the so-called rookie teams saw eight teams progress into the National finals, which kicks off with the Round of 64 mid-May, after the Draw slated for the end of this month.
Youthful Nath Boys of Lagos, a club with players of the average age of 17, was edged narrowly 2-1 by Peacemaker FC of Osun State, and Inter FC of Enugu saw the back of Black Cats of Cross River 2-1.
FEDERATION CUP PLAY-OFF ROUND RESULTS
AA Stars (Sokoto) 0 Kurmi Market (Kano) 2
A.B.U FC (Kaduna) 1 Mighty Junior (Benue) 0
Inter FC (Enugu) 2 Black Cats (Cross River) 1
Mgbo Ambassadors (Ebonyi) 0 Papilo FC (Imo) 2
Kukuruku FC (Edo) 3 God’s Time (Delta) 2
Kwara Academy (Kwara) 3 Maracana FC (Ekiti) 2
Peacemaker FC (Ondo) 2 Nath Boys (Lagos) 1
Fed. Med. Centre (Kogi) 0 Cardinal FC (Anambra) 1