𝐁𝐲 𝐄𝐣𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐭𝐮𝐦𝐨
As football enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the start of the 2023/2024 season, the Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL) management committee has unveiled the fixtures for the upcoming campaign, set to kick off on September 8, 2023. With an array of intriguing matchups and teams ready to battle for supremacy, the first round promises an electrifying start to the new season.
The curtain raiser for this season will see Bayelsa United clash with Akwa United, pitting two competitive sides against each other right from the beginning. The clash between Shooting Stars and Plateau United is another fixture to watch, as both teams aim to make their mark early in the season.
The excitement continues as Abia Warriors take on Niger Tornadoes, while Enyimba International faces off against Bendel Insurance. These matchups offer a mix of seasoned teams and aspiring contenders, setting the stage for fierce competition right from day one.
The fixture between Rivers United and Remo Stars will be closely watched, with both sides seeking to establish their dominance early on. Katsina United, newly promoted from division two, faces a formidable challenge in Kwara United, showcasing their mettle against top-tier competition.
Sunshine Stars will welcome Kano Pillars (promoted from division two), while Heartland FC, another division two graduate, squares off against Lobi Stars FC. These clashes offer a glimpse into the potential of the promoted teams and their ability to make an impact in the NPFL.
A noteworthy debut season awaits Sporting Lagos as they face Gombe United, testing their skills in the Nigerian topflight division. The fixture between Rangers United and Doma United adds to the anticipation, as two sides with aspirations of success look to set the tone for the season.
The release of the fixtures has sparked fervor among fans, players, and pundits alike, as they eagerly analyze the matchups and predict the outcomes. With the league’s reputation for unpredictability and intense competition, each fixture holds the promise of surprises, upsets, and unforgettable moments.
As the countdown to September 8 begins, the football community is gearing up for a roller-coaster ride through the 2023/2024 NPFL season. With the stage set and the fixtures unveiled, all eyes are on the teams as they prepare to battle it out for supremacy in Nigeria’s premier football league. Get ready for a season filled with drama, excitement, and extraordinary feats on the football field.
See full matchday 1 fixtures below;
▪️ Bayelsa United vs Akwa United
▪️ Shooting Stars vs Plateau United
▪️ Abia Warriors Vs Niger Tornadoes
▪️ Enyimba Int’l vs Bendel Insurance
▪️ Rivers United vs Remo Stars
▪️ Katsina United vs Kwara United
▪️ Sunshine Stars vs Kano Pillars
▪️ Heartland FC vs Lobi Stars FC
▪️ Sporting Lagos Vs Gombe United
▪️ Rangers United Vs Doma United