Nigeria Football League Season To Begin On December 17th


The League Management Company (LMC) has announced December 17th as the resumption date for the much awaited Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) 2021/2022 season, gathered.

Matchday one of the new season will see reigning champions Akwa United welcome Kano Pillars, while newly promoted Gombe United play host to Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan at the Patanmi stadium in Gombe.

Makurdi giants Lobi Stars will host Rivers United which will see Lobi Stars Manager Eddy Dombraye lead his side against his state for the first time in many years.

The first oriental derby match of the new season will Enyimba FC played host to their arch-rivals Abia Warriors in Aba, while Enugu Rangers (Rangers international) travel to Katsina to face the “Changi boys” Katsina United.

Niger Tornadoes will welcome Plateau United at their temporary home ground in Kaduna, Sunshine Stars will face their former manager Kabiru Dogo and Fuad Ekelojuoti in the Akure Township Stadium.

Kwara United who narrowly missed out on a playing in the continents will take on Dakkada International at the Kwara State Complex Stadium in Ilorin, Kwara States, while the Olukoya boys MFM FC will host regional rivals Remo Stars at the Agege Stadium.

The solid miners Nasarawa United will travel to Owerri to face Heartland for the matchday of the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League.


Gombe United v Shooting Stars

Akwa United v Kano Pillars

Lobi Stars v Rivers United

Katsina United Rangers International

Enyimba v Abia Warriors

Sunshine Stars v Wikki Tourists

Niger Tornadoes v Plateau United

Kwara United v Dakkada

MFM FC v Remo Stars

Heartland v Nasarawa United


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