The Nigeria National League has commended its clubs for their exploits in the 2024 state Federation Cup.

The NNL clubs had an unprecedented performance with an increase in the number of teams that have secured promotion to the Federation Cup final.

In Lagos State, Inter Lagos overcame their more flamboyant Nigeria Premier Football League side, Sporting Lagos in the semi-final with a 2-0 result, while another NNL side Ikorodu City subdued First Bank FC with a 3-0 scoreline in the same stage.

Both Inter Lagos and Ikorodu City will play each other in the final.

In Abuja, two NNL teams EFCC FC and Sporting Supreme will be facing each other in the final.

FC Rocket, another NNL team also qualified for the Akwa Ibom State final where they will clash against NPFL’s Akwa United.

Warri Wolves, Coal City, Cynosure, and Ekiti United have also secured their spots in Delta State, Enugu State, Ebonyi and Ekiti States finals respectively as Edel FC and Solutions FC punched their tickets to the Anambra State final.

Beyond Limits stepped into the Ogun State final to face fellow NNL campaigners Stormers SC while Nasarawa United, Osun United with ABS also underlined the remarkable development in the second-tier division with a place in Ogun, Osun, Kwara and Nasarawa States’ finals.

The NNL chairman George Aluo commended the club’s administrators for achieving success with their teams.

“What we are witnessing in the States’ Final of the Federation Cup is a reflection of the deliberate efforts by every stakeholder to make the NNL a worthy league of repute,” he told NNL Media.

“As I speak, some of our clubs will be in about 10 State Finals of the Federation Cup. In fact, Anambra, Lagos and Ogun states’ Finals will see titles being contested for between two NNL Clubs.”

The finals are slated from the 29th to the 31st of March, 2024 across the country.

NNL commends team’s performance in 2024 State Federation Cup

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