Practically, this group is the most challenging and demanding for every club in it. Why?.
Promotion drunk teams are here playing with all might and matching all the requisite of the challenge.
The group houses the highest number of teams that relegated from NPFL last season, it’s evident in their high.
Not far fetch is the standing of Niger Tornadoes as the leader and Elkanemi warriors closely behind on the log, both sides can claim the same 7 points while goals making the difference.
Kwara United are occupying the third position with 6 points. It would be recalled that the Kwara based side had traded their place in the NNL with Delta Force, while Kwara United played their last match in second tier on Monday with Yobe Deserts, Delta Force are expected to fully take up the NNL status after the Yuletide break.
It would not be too revealing to say Delta Force will only come back to NNL and aimed nothing than to maintain the status quo, NPFL ticket might seems not to be a priority upon the background of the State Government indication not to Sponsor two premier league teams, however things may turn around in the face of the slot selling trend.
Katsina based Rarara FC went to the break with 5 points while the Mighty Jet of Jos look ‘frailing’ on the log with the same points with them.
Gombe United are also a big and ambitious side in the house, results from the Coach Zubairu led side appears alarming with 4 points from their last three games, the former Wikki Tourist gaffer may need to brace up for the challenge as the priority of the promotion ticket is yet to receive any boost.
Sokoto United stands 7th on the table with 4 points while EFCC FC and Yobe Deserts have 3 and 2 points respectively in thier occupation of the 8th and 9th column of the 9 featured clubs conference.