Bendel Insurance and Doma United Secure Quarterfinal Spots in Thrilling Federation Cup Matches

Bendel Insurance and Doma United Secure Quarterfinal Spots in Thrilling Federation Cup Matches

...By Dorcas Funmi for TDPel Media.

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Bendel Insurance, secured a spot in the quarterfinals of the Federation Cup after a hard-fought 1-0 win against Heartland at the Awka City Stadium.


The decisive goal was scored in the 47th minute by Ismael Sarki, the leading scorer of the game, who converted a Stephen Adodo assist.

Doma United Overcomes Edel FC with a 2-0 Win

Doma United, another NPFL club, booked their place in the quarterfinals with a convincing 2-0 victory over the lesser-known team, Edel FC, in Abuja.

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Bidemi Owoku and Daniel Barnabas found the back of the net in the first half, scoring within a four-minute interval to secure the win for Doma United.

EFCC FC Falls Short Against 10-Man Sunshine Stars

In a thrilling encounter, EFCC FC, a Nigeria National League (NNL) club, faced a 3-2 defeat against a 10-man Sunshine Stars side.

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The first goal of the match came in the 42nd minute courtesy of Samson Olasupo from Sunshine Stars.

Jide Jimoh added a second goal for Sunshine Stars in the 82nd minute with a superb finish.


However, EFCC FC responded quickly, scoring a minute later through Emmanuel Ogbuagu.

Sunshine Stars finished the match with 10 men due to Udom Ekerete’s dismissal.

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Kwara United Knocks Nasarawa United Out of the Federation Cup

Nasarawa United’s hopes of progressing in the Federation Cup were dashed by Kwara United, the same team that relegated them from the NPFL.

Kwara United emerged victorious against Nasarawa United, eliminating them from the competition with a 52nd-minute penalty kick converted by Samad Kadri.


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