Seven matches will be on offer on Sunday in the Nigeria Professional Football League(NPFL) as teams continue their push for points and better placing on the table, AOIFootball.com
The biggest fixture on Sunday however, is the battle for supremacy between Kano Pillars and Enyimba which will hold at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.
Enyimba travels away from home, where they will confront the host Pillars. The People’s Elephant will be hoping to seek all three points when they keep a date with Pillars at the Sani Abacha Stadium. Expect all the fireworks.
Nasarawa United will be hoping to bounce back from their defeat last the weekend in Lokoja, when they file out against Kwara United with three points home advantage in Lafia. Kwara United will hope to get back on their feet to secure an away points.
El-Kanemi Warriors will look to shake off their away loss after losing last away fixture to Enugu Rangers 1-0. Coach Imama Amapakabo will look to record his first win since returning to the Maiduguri- based club.
Go-Round are hoping to get an away point in Maiduguri, after a convincing victory over Abia Warriors in the last fixture. It is very unlikely the NPFL debutants will leave unscathed.
Abia Warriors will hope to turn around their fortunes when they host Yobe Deserts. The Ochendo Boys have struggled to pick maximum points both at home and away. Yobe Deserts will continue their form to pick another away point after they got a draw in Owerri this season.
Heartland will look to bounce back to winning ways when they host Wikki Tourists in Dan Ayiam Stadium, Owerri. Wikki Tourists are bad travelers on the road, the tourists are hoping to break the jinx of getting away victory at Owerri.
Katsina United who lost 2-1 against Kwara United in Ilorin have another chance to make amends for that defeat when they slug it out with FC Ifeanyi Ubah at the Mohammed Dikko Stadium.
The Anambra Warriors, buoyed by their last fixture win against Heartland, face a tricky away fixture against the Changi Boys.
Rivers United will host Niger Tornadoes. The hosts, who sit in the 14th position with 10 points, have won three and drawn one at their home ground, while the visitors have won one and tasted defeat thrice on the road.
Sunday, February 18
Heartland VS Wikki Tourists
Katsina United VS FC Ifeanyiubah
Nasarawa United VS Kwara United
Rivers United VS Niger Tornadoes
Abia Warriors VS Yobe Desert Stars
El-Kanemi Warriors VS Go Round
Kano Pillars VS Enyimba FC