Two NPFL giants will lock horn this Sunday for the second time as Lobi Stars FC welcomes Plateau United for Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match Day 21 in Makurdi, the Benue State capital. The game will kick off at 4pm, Sunday, 23rd February, 2020, at the Aper Aku Stadium Makurdi.
It’s a crucial game for both side as a win by Lobi Stars will take them to number one spot on the 2019/2020 NPFL Table while if Plateau United wins, they will maintain their grip as league leaders.
The Makurdi side had a bad week, suffering defeat in Bauchi, in the hands of Wikki Tourist, who earlier lost to them in Makurdi.
It is understood that Plateau United will travel to Makurdi without three influential members of their squad for the tie. Ibrahim Mustapha, Daniel Itodo and Abba Umar are out due to injury.
Plateau have 36 points from 20 games. In the last match day, the NPFL table leaders thrashed Dakkada 3:1. Dakkada previously held Lobi Stars 1:1 In Makurdi.
Lobi Stars hit man Ebube Duru, said his team mates are ready for the Sunday encounter. He said they have put behind their defeat and are looking forward to overcome the visitors.