The Nigeria Football Federation has postponed the Round of 16 matches of the Federation Cup in the men’s category, as well as quarter-final matches of the women’s category, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
The body said the postponement was as a result of the Eid-el-Fitri.NAN recalls that the matches were earlier scheduled for July 5 and 6.
The NFF said the matches had been rescheduled for July 12 and July 13.
In the fixtures, Sunshine Stars face Akwa United in Makurdi on July 12 while Crown and Enugu Rangers clash in Kaduna on the same day.
Rivers United and Shooting Stars will now battle in Kaduna on July 13 while Wikki Tourists confront Plateau United in Akure on the same day.
IfeanyiUbah take on Katsina United in Ilorin on July 13 while Nasarawa United tackle Dynamite of Benin City in Lokoja on the same day.
Warri Wolves and Prime of Oshogbo will also play in Makurdi on July 13.
The postponed Round of 32 clash between Enyimba and El-Kanemi Warriors will also come up in Abuja on July 13.
In the women’s competition on July 12, Abia Angels and Nasarawa Amazons will clash in Lokoja while Delta Queens face Katsina Queens in Abuja.