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October 2, 2023

Federation Cup: Bendel Insurance halt Sunshine Stars, Rangers knock out Doma United

By Femi Atolagbe


Bendel Insurance Football club of Benin have stopped Sunshine Stars FC from progressing beyond quarter final of the Federation cup with 1-0 victory. While Enugu Rangers see off  Doma United with late minute goal at the Ondo State Sports complex Akure

Insurance knocked Sunshine Stars out of the oldest football league in the country through Deputy Echeta 56th minute penalty.

Both sides have played a goaless draw in the first half of the encounter decided at the Awka City Stadium, Anambra before Bendel Insurance were awarded a penalty in the 56th minute, Echeta stepped forward and convert from the spot .

Tactical substitutions by the Sunshine Stars coach, Edith Agoye was not enough to undo the Nigeria Premier League Football group A leaders.

Bendel Insurance FC have being unbeaten in the 2022/23/ Abridged league.

Sunshine Stars will now come back home to regroup and focus on the Super six competition scheduled for Lagos in the next few days.

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