Federation Cup: Prime FC zoom into quarter-finals, waits on winner of Bayelsa/Gateway

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Prime Football Club qualified for the quarter-finals of the Federation Cup on Thursday after beating First Bank FC of Lagos 3-2 in a nail-biting penalty shootout at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin.
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Lasisi Yusuff, shot Prime to lead in the 20th minute from a rebound off Abdullah Fatai, free-kick.

First Bank came into the game stronger after conceding the lone goal and their fire works in front of goal was curtailed by the impressive Prime defence line and goalkeeper, Adejare Adeniyi to end the first half a goal in favour of Prime.

First Bank took full advantage of some Prime sloppiness at the back to level on 54 minutes.

The result stayed 1-1 at the final whistle and when neither side could break the deadlock in the full time to the spot both teams went.

The Omoluabi Giants keeper Adejare Adeniyi, stopped three First Bank kicks to send his side to the quarter finals, while First Bank safehand, Shakiru Lawal saved two Prime kicks.

Wild celebrations from the team, fans inside the stadium as Prime booked their ticket into the quarter-finals.

Prime will lock horn against the winner of Bayelsa United/Gateway FC in the quarter finals next week.