FA Cup: Semifinal stage set as Rangers, Plateau book spots

Published on: 29 May 2023

The semi-final stage for this year's Federation Cup is set with the four semifinalists confirmed on Sunday, Nigeriasoccernet.com can report.

The quarter-final games played across 4 centers produced winners in regulation time as no game was stretched beyond the 90 minutes duration.

In Akure, it was end of the road for Doma United as they bow out of the tournament by a lone goal to Rangers International thanks to Chidiebere Nwobodo's 80th minute goal.

In Awka, Sunshine Stars could not hold Insurance down as the high-flying Benin Gunners moved into the last four with Imade Osarenkhoe converting from the spot for the only goal of the game.

NNL side Warri Wolves continue their cinderella run in the cup as they book a semifinal spot after beating Super Six team, Lobi Stars 2-1.

Plateau United revived their hope of a continental slot with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Kwara United.

FA Cup Quarterfinal Results

Sunshine Stars 0-1 Insurance

Warri Wolves 2-1 Lobi Stars

Rangers Int'l 1-0 Doma United

Kwara United 0-1 Plateau United

With the semifinalists confirmed, the games will be played this Wednesday June 1st 2023 in two South West states, Lagos and Ijebu Ode by 4pm.

Semifinal Pairing

Bendel Insurance Vs Warri Wolves (Venue: Mobolaji Johnson Arena Onikan Lagos)

Plateau United Vs Rangers Int'l (Venue: Otunba Dipo Dina Stadium Ijebu-Ode)


By Oluwayemi Omolagba