Nigeria Federation Cup

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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Federation Cup (a.k.a. Challenge Cup) is the main football single-elimination tournament in Nigeria. It was created in 1945 as the "Governor's Cup",[1] succeeding the War Memorial Challenge Cup that had been limited to teams from Lagos.


War Memorial Challenge Cup

Governor's Cup

FA Cup

Challenge Cup

Coca Cola FA Cup

Federation Cup

Total (not including War Memorial Cup)[edit]

Club Titles
Shooting Stars FC (Ibadan) [includes Ibadan Lions and WNDC] 8
Lagos Railways (Lagos) 7
Enugu Rangers 5
BCC Lions (Gboko) 4
Dolphins FC [formerly known as Eagle Cement] 4
Stationery Stores (Lagos) 4
Enyimba FC (Aba) 4
Bendel Insurance (Benin City) 3
Iwuanyanwu Nationale/Heartland (Owerri) 3
Lagos ECN (Lagos) (later renamed NEPA) 3
Port Harcourt FC 3
Abiola Babes (Abeokuta) 2
El-Kanemi Warriors (Maiduguri) 2
Julius Berger FC (Lagos) 2
Leventis United (Ibadan) 2
Marine 2
Akwa United F.C. 1
Calabar 1
Ifeanyi Ubah (Nnewi) 1
Kaduna United (Kaduna) 1
Kano Pillars F.C. (Kano) 1
Lagos PAN Bank (Lagos) 1
Lagos UAC (Lagos) 1
Lobi Stars (Makurdi) 1
Niger Tornadoes (Minna) 1
Ocean Boys FC (Brass) 1
Plateau United (Jos) 1
Police (Lagos) 1
Wikki Tourists (Bauchi) 1


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