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Sunshine Stars drawn with Enugu Rangers in Federation Cup group stage

14:45 GMT+3 20/09/2018
Enyimba vs Kano Pillars
Coach Gbenga Ogunbote will take on his old side in the competition, and title holders Akwa United will meet Wikki Tourists

Gbenga Ogunbote will face Sunshine Stars as Enugu Rangers have been paired with the Owena Whales in Group B of the Federation Cup.

Before leaving the Akure based side in 2012, coach Ogunote had led the team to the semi-final of the Caf Champions League where they bowed to Al-Ahly.

The Flying Eagles will compete against Henry Abiodun’s men, El Kanemi Warriors and Supreme Court FC for a place in the quarter-final.

Caf Confederation Cup campaigners, Enyimba have been zoned with Plateau United, J. Atete and Katsina United in Group B.

In Group D, reigning champions, Akwa United will have their full versus Kogi United, Wikki Tourists and Nasarawa United.

While Kano Pillars, Kwara United, Rivers United and Abia Warriors will slug it out in Group C.

The group matches will be played between September 24-28, 2018.


GROUP STAGE IN FULL

GROUP A (Patani Stadium, Gombe)
Enyimba FC
J. Atete FC
Plateau United
Katsina United

GROUP B (Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano)
Enugu Rangers
Supreme Court FC
Sunshine Stars
El-Kanemi Warriors

GROUP C (Agege Stadium, Lagos)
Kano
PIllars
Kwara United
Rivers United
Abia Warriors 

GROUP D (Enyimba International Stadium, Aba)
Akwa United
Kogi United
Wikki Tourists
Nasarawa United