Lagos keen on hosting successful FA Cup

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LAGOS – Chairman, Lagos , Seyi Akinwunmi said on Thursday that was intensifying efforts to host a successful 2014 Federation Cup .

Akinwunmi told News Agency (NAN) in Lagos that he was optimistic that upcoming would be an improvement on previous editions hosted by .

He said that ’s desire was to ensure large turnout fans for scheduled for Aug. 16 at Teslim Balogun Stadium.


“Lagos is the home . If you look at the Challenge Cup all over the world there is a that is the home the challenge cup.

“If you were here last year you will see that it was more the year before and the year before was more the year before that one.

“So what we are looking for is to continue to grow it.

“You know there are many things that come into play when you people to come to the stadium and we are working on the various aspects.“

NAN reports that the defending champions, Enyimba FC of Aba defeated Warri Wolves on penalties after a 2-2 draw in regulation . (NAN)