NPFL OPENING FIXTURES ANNOUNCED AS LAGOS CLUBS GET FIRST TEST
The League Management Company (LMC), the governing body of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), yesterday released Match Day 1 fixtures ahead of the 2015/16 league season.
The fixtures, announced during the ongoing Super 4 tournament held in Kaduna, has some key games to anticipate, which also includes newcomer Lagos based clubs.
This season’s continental participants will certainly be ones to watch or follow via social media. Such games include: Dolphins FC vs Enyimba FC; Sunshine Stars vs Akwa United; Nasarawa United vs MFM FC; and Heartland FC vs Warri Wolves. Three-time champions Kano Pillars will receive Enugu Rangers; are not engaged on the continent.
MFM FC as observed in previous paragraph, are away to Nasarawa United while Ikorodu United will play host to Abia Warriors in Lagos state. The return of Lagos-based clubs, in this case two, will once again put Lagos state, the commercial nerve of Nigeria and West Africa, on world football map.
Top flight returnees Plateau United and Niger Tornadoes like MFM FC and Ikorodu United, will lock horns in Jos, Plateau state in their Match Day 1 fixture.
Already, fans and enthusiasts of the league are expressing their delight and anticipation to the commencement of the new league season.
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