Nigerian Football League 2017 will be super hot as the news have it. The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) kicks off on Saturday as Kano Pillars entertain Federations Cup champions Ifeanyi Ubah at the Sani Abacha Stadium.
Kano Pillars will be hoping to replicate last season’s performance, where they beat FC IfeanyiUbah 2-0 -with Prince Aggrey and Suleiman Usman scoring the goals.
FC Ifeanyi Ubah on the other hand, head into the game in high spirit after defeating league champions, Enugu Rangers 4-3 on penalties at the Abuja National Stadium to emerge 2017 Charity Cup champions on Wednesday.
Elsewhere, defending champions Enugu Rangers host Abia Warriors, MFM play Niger Tornadoes at the Agege Stadium, while Enyimba play Sunshine Stars in Calabar.
Enyimba played their home games in Port Harcourt last season, but have decided to pitch their tents in Calabar this season.
Meanwhile, newly promoted sides Katsina United and Gombe United square off, while ABS FC entertain Akwa United.
Match Day One Fixtures
Saturday 14th January
Kano Pillars Vs FC Ifeanyi Ubah
Sunday 15th January
Enyimba FC Vs Sunshine Stars
Enugu Rangers Vs Abia Warriors
MFM FC Vs Niger Tornadoes
Shooting Stars Vs Lobi Stars
ABS FC Vs Akwa United
Remo Stars Vs Plateau United
Katsina United Vs Gombe United
Rivers United Vs Elkanemi Warriors
Wikki Tourists Vs Nasarawa United