Weekend Action: 5 Key NPFL fixtures you shouldn’t miss
Weekend Action: 5 Key NPFL fixtures you shouldn’t miss

Domestic action continues this weekend across the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), and it promises to be exciting.

Blockbuster games are lined up, and we take a look at some of the key clashes.

Wikki Tourists Vs Kwara United

Wikki Tourists and Kwara United will lock horns in the latest edition of the Northern derby. Both sides are having different battles, with Wikki Tourists fighting to move away from the Relegation zone, while Kwara United are tussling for the top spot.

Adamawa United Vs Dakkada FC

Danlami Kwasau’s side will take their NPFL campaign to Adamawa United, who have been improving in recent weeks.

Dakkada are currently seventh, five points off leaders Kwara United, and will be keen on piling pressure on Abdullahi Biffo’s side.

Kano Pillars Vs Rangers

The biggest match in the NPFL this weekend will see Emmanuel Soccoia’s side host Rangers.

Pillars are level on points with Rangers, two points off Kwara United, and will be going all out to reduce the gap.

This promises to be yet another titanic clash.

Heartland Vs Abia Warriors

Heartland will welcome neighbour Abia Warriors in Sunday’s Oriental derby.

Abia Warriors have dominated the historical head-to-head record between these sides on the road, winning 3 of 6 NPFL meetings in the past. Heartland won only one with the two others ending in draws.

Nasarawa United Vs Lobi Stars

Anothee blockbuster will see Nasarawa United host Lobi Stars at the Lafia City Stadium.

This is a proper Northern derby that should produce goals.

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