Nigeria’s football league top division Nigeria Professional Football League 2020/21 season will finally kick-off 27th December 2020 Felele247.com.ng understands.
An inside source close to the League Management Company revealed to Felele247.com.ng Wednesday afternoon.
The new season was previously slated to kick off November 15th but due to non-readiness from all angles, it was shifted to December 6 and 13th of December respectively which also could not see the light of the day.
But a source close the club managers hinted that the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League will definitely kick off this month “The league will kick off this month and it will be behind closed doors”
“We cannot afford to shift it again, it will definitely commence this year because we are tight schedule, this is because of the recent event that happened which forced us to be in this situation, he disclosed.
The fixtures for the new season which was released by the League Management Company, LMC with Match Day One.
The biggest opening day fixture will see, Rivers United host Enugu Rangers.
Another mouth-watering fixture is the Akwa Ibom Derby between Akwa United and Dakada FC.
Adamawa United v Kano Pillars
Katsina United v Heartland FC
Nasarawa United v Wikki Tourists
Plateau United v Kwara United
Enyimba FC v Abia Warriors
Rivers United v Enugu Rangers
Akwa United v Dakada FC
Jigawa Golden Stars v Sunshine Stars
FC Ifeanyi Ubah v Lobi Stars
MFM FC v Warri Wolves.