Nigeria's Federation Cup is Here


Lagos State will on August 26, host the final of the Federation Cup, an annual soccer competition that pits state teams against each other for the Cup.

Have soccer balls, will play.

  • Nigeria:  My Goals Will Take Lobi to Federation Cup Final - Okpotu

    Daily Trust, 25 July 2012

    Lobi Stars fleet footed striker, Tony Okpotu has expressed confidence in his ability to keep scoring until his team lifts this year's Federation Cup on August 26 at the Teslim ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NNL Salutes Prime, Plateau, Crown Over Federation Cup Feat

    Daily Trust, 25 July 2012

    The board of the Nigeria National League (NNL) has hailed the performance of three of its clubs Prime FC of Oshogbo, Plateau United FC of Jos and Crown FC of Ogbomosho for their ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF Picks Ilorin, Calabar for Federation Cup Semis

    Daily Trust, 25 July 2012

    The Nigeria Football Federation has picked Ilorin and Calabar as the venues for the semi final matches of this year's Federation Cup competition at a date yet to be announced. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fuludu - We Have Cogent Reason to Pull Out of Federation Cup

    Daily Trust, 24 July 2012

    Warri Wolves Head Coach Edema Fuludu yesterday said the club is ready to face the NFF Organizing Committee, as they have cogent reasons to pull out of the group stage of the 2012 ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Heartland Expels Kingsley Udoh

    Daily Trust, 20 July 2012

    Heartland centre-back, Kingsley Udoh has been axed from his side Tokyu Ground Hotel camp, Elekohia in Port Harcourt. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Best Teams Don't Win NPL, Says Mancha

    Daily Trust, 19 July 2012

    Former Nigeria international, Patrick Mancha, believes the best teams never win the Nigeria Premier League (NPL) title. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gombe to Raise Their Game

    Daily Trust, 18 July 2012

    Following their goalless draw in the Federation Cup Round of 16 tie with National League Group A champions, Nasarawa United, Gombe United coach Bernard Ogbe has charged his players ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  De Kruif Commends Plateau Performance

    Daily Trust, 18 July 2012

    Heartland technical adviser, Lodewijk de Kruif has praised Plateau United's performance despite watching his side pip them 1-0 on Monday in their opening Federation Cup Group D tie ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF Condemns Wolves Federation Cup Snub

    Daily Trust, 18 July 2012

    The Nigeria Football Federation yesterday condemned the decision of Warri Wolves FC to stay away from the Bauchi centre for this year's Federation Cup round of 16 where they were ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Heartland Beat Plateau UTD

    Daily Trust, 17 July 2012

    Substitute Brendan Ogbu was the hero for Cup holders, Heartland in their 1-0 victory over Plateau United in their opening game in Group A of the Federation Cup. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fed Cup - Rangers Shocked, Wolves Stay Away From Bauchi

    This Day, 17 July 2012

    Nigeria National League (NNL) team Prime recorded the biggest upset in the Federation Cup group stage opening day when the Oshogbo-based team shocked Rangers courtesy of a goal by ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Federation Cup - El Kanemi Warriors Stun Kwara Utd, Rangers Fall to Prime

    Vanguard, 17 July 2012

    True to tradition, the 2012 Federation Cup has continued to churn out surprise results. The tradition was kept alive at the Agege stadium, Lagos yesterday when a 22nd minute strike ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Governor Fashola Hands Over New Federation Cup to NFF

    This Day, 16 July 2012

    At an impressive ceremony inside the Council Chambers of Lagos State Governor's Office, Alausa, Ikeja on Monday, the Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Iorfa - Lobi Still in League, Fed Cup Title Race

    Daily Trust, 15 July 2012

    Lobi Stars Vice Chairman cum Technical Adviser Dominic Iorfa has declared that his youthful team would shock bookmakers by winning the Nigeria Premier League this season. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Enyimba Decide Fed Cup Fate

    Vanguard, 15 July 2012

    NPL side, Enyimba will decide today their participation in the Bauchi Group A centre of the 2012 Federation Cup. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Wolves Withdraw From Fed Cup

    Daily Trust, 15 July 2012

    Nigeria Premier League (NPL), club Warri Wolves have announced that they will pull out of the Federation Cup following the insistence of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Rangers up for Double Challenge

    Vanguard, 14 July 2012

    Rangers of Enugu believe they can step up the gear in their bid to win a double this season. They aim to win the Premier League title and the Federation Cup, which enters into ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Federation Cup Final Holds August 26

    Daily Trust, 13 July 2012

    The grand finale of this year's Federation Cup has now been fixed for Sunday, August 26 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, which is also one of the four centres for ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  'Bauchi Is Safe for Federation Cup'

    This Day, 13 July 2012

    The Chairman of the Bauchi State Football Association, Alhaji Yahuza Adamu Ningi, has dispelled insinuations that Bauchi was not safe to host the group matches of the Federation ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF Hails Gov Fashola On New Federation Cup

    This Day, 12 July 2012

    The Nigeria Football Federation has heaped praises on the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) for procuring a new, all-silver, giant-size trophy ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gov Fashola Donates New Federation Cup to NFF

    Daily Trust, 12 July 2012

    The Executive Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Babatunde Fashola has procured a new, all-silver, giant-size trophy for the 2012 Federation Cup Competition. read more »