Lobi Stars Football Club Makurdi are in Okigwe for an NPFL Match Number 233, Day 24 fixture on Sunday 15th March 2020 against heartland Football Club Owerri.
The outcome of the game tomorrow will determine the future of Lobi Stars in the title chase all things been equal. If head to head result is a determinant of superiority, then Lobi Stars should have an edge over Heartland, not also losing sight of the standing of the two teams on the league table. Lobi Stars are placed 3rd against Heartland’s 13 positions.
Recall it took Lobi Stars only 28 minutes to seal a 3-0 victory against Heartland in Match Day 4 in Makurdi, courtesy of the trio of injury returnee Abdulwasiu Mahmud, export Alimi Sikiru who is now plying his trade in Tunisia and constant attacking RFB John Lazarus. The 3 goal margin remains the biggest loss of the Naze Millionaires in the current season.
With the return of some key players from injury, Lobi Stars are looking pretty good for the game and another startling away result awaits fans of the Ortom Boys from far away Okigwe, the adopted home of Heartland.
The Match Day 23 home draw against pillars was a major setback for the pride of Benue as it had the contending gap widened by 3 and 2 points to Plateau United and Rivers United respectively.
The Coach Gbenga Ogunbote tutored boys know what is at stake here in Okigwe and have promised to give their best to keep the title chase hope alive.
As always The Executive Vice Chairman Mr Mike Idoko reminded all stakeholders of Lobi Stars not to lose focus on the grace of God the Club has been enjoying over time, he therefore once again call on continuous and fervent prayers for better results to come.
Other NPFL Match Day 24 fixtures in the 9 other centres are as follows:
Kwara United FC vs Wikki Tourists FC
Kano Pillars FC vs Jigawa G. Stars FC
FC Ifeanyiubah vs Dakkada FC
Rangers Int’l FC vs Rivers United FC
Warri Wolves FC vs MFM FC
Abia Warriors FC vs Adamawa United FC
Enyimba Int’l FC vs Sunshine Stars FC
Katsina United FC vs Akwa United FC
Plateau United FC vs Nasarawa United FC