This year 2018 Nigeria Professional Football League(NPFL) season will finally open today (Saturday) with four time champions Kano Pillars facing home side, Katsina United, in a northern derby at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium, Completesportsnigeria. com reports.
Nine games will be played on Sunday with Champions Plateau United facing a tricky away fixture against Nasarawa United at the Lafia Township Stadium.
The Solid Miners have failed to record a win against the champions in their last three league meetings. They have also failed to score in those three games.
Former champions, Enyimba, will be the guest of Lobi Stars at the Aper Aku Stadium.
Enyimba coach, Paul Aigbogun, will hope to start his third stint at the club on a positive note but he faces a daunting task at a ground where his team has recorded just two wins in their last 15 visits.
|13/01/2018||15:00||Katsina United||–||Kano Pillars||2:2|
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