Enugu Rangers FC were knocked out of the Federation Cup by Giwa FC in the round of 32 on Thursday.
Ifeanyi Amaeneme headed home the matchwinner from a corner kick on 85 minutes.
‘The Flying Antelopes” ouster at the Fifa Goal Project, Abuja, came as one of the two major surprises of the round, same day another Premier League side Taraba FC failed to reach the fourth round.
Newly promoted Glo Premier League side Taraba FC were beaten 0-2 by Plateau United in Kastina Ala.
Former Premier League side Shooting Stars (3SC) were beaten 4-2 via penalties by Dynamite FC after the match played at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja, ended a-goal apiece.
Defending champions Enyimba International FC, needed the lottery of a penalty shootout to upstage the hard-fighting Niger Tornadoes after the match ended 1-1 in 90 minutes.
Selected Results of the Federation Cup Round of 32 Matches.
Shooting Stars 1-1 Dynamite
(Dynamite win 4-2 on penalties)
Insurance 4-3 Bobbies FC
Gateway 1-1 FC Abuja
(Fateway win 4-3 on penalties)
ENYIMBA 1-1 Niger Tornadoes
(Enyimba win 6-5 on penalties)
NEMBE CITY 0-0 Ibom Youth
(Nembe City win 4-2 on penalties)
Leopard FC 0-3 CROWN FC (Walk Over)
Apa FC 0-1 NASARAWA UTD
RANGERS 0-1 Giwa FC
Yarmalight FC 0-1 LOBI STARS
FC TARABA 0-2 Plateau United
BAYELSA UTD 2-1 FRSC FC