Federation Cup: Prime squeezed past Elkanemi Babes to last 32

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Prime Football Club progressed to the next round of the Federation Cup with a win over Elkanemi Babes of Maiduguri at the Bako Kotangora Stadium, Minna on Thursday evening.

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The Omoluabi Giants were able to silent the northerners 3-1 on penalties.

Prime dominated much of the encounter but lacked a cutting edge in the final third.

Elkanemi however came in very strong in the second half but the Omoluabi Giants proved too strong.

Prime could have rewarded themselves with a goal late in the game but Sanmi Okeowo missed kick.

Former Crown FC safehand, Adejare Adeniyi was Prime hero as he saved 3 Elkanemi Babes spot kicks for Prime to qualify for Federation Cup round of 32.

Prime will next week Wednesday/Thursday play against Warri Wolves in the round of 32 in a yet to be decided venue