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NPFL: Shooting Stars host Enyimba, Rivers visit Doma as season enter mid-way



The 2023/24 Nigeria Premier Soccer League enter the mid-way level with some classical fixtures throughout completely different facilities this weekend, studies.

Capturing Stars vs Enyimba FC

In what would be the largest conflict of the weekend, Capturing Stars will welcome Enyimba FC to the Adamasingba Stadium Ibadan for a renewal of their historic fixtures.

The final time this fixture got here up on the similar venue, it led to a 0-0 stalemate.


Within the final eight clashes between each side, 2 video games ended scoreless draw with each groups profitable ” video games a-piece.


Capturing Stars – DLLWD

Enyimba FC – DWWLL

Doma United vs Rivers United

Within the battle of United, Doma who’re but to concede a objective taking part in in entrance of their followers his season will hope they will proceed their spectacular residence document when host Nigeria’s solely remaining group within the continent, Rivers United.


Doma United and Rivers United FC performed thus far 2 matches. Doma received one and Rivers received the opposite. The final time this fixture got here up in Gombe, Doma received 2-1.


Doma United – LWLWL

Rivers United – LDDLW

Kwara United vs Sunshine Stars

Two acquainted foes not in a too pleasant place on the NPFL log will in the present day conflict on the Ilorin township in a should win recreation as they search to show their season round. fifteenth on the log, ” factors behind Sunshine Stars who will probably be their Saturday’s customer, Kwara united will hope they will safe a great win that may assist redefined their not too good season.


Groups Kwara United Sunshine Stars performed thus far 21 matches. Kwara United received 7 direct matches. Sunshine Stars received 9 matches. 5 matches led to a draw. nineteenth June 2022 was the final time this fixture happened and it ended 2-1 in favour of the host, Kwara United.

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Kwara United – LDWLL

Sunshine Stars – DDWLD

Lobi Stars vs Plateau United

It ‘s a case of 1st place in opposition to third when Lobi Stars host Plateau United on the Lafia Township Stadium on Sunday. These two North Central groups who’re conversant in themselves have all to play for because the end result will decide their place within the management of the NPFL going into the second spherical of fixtures.


Groups Lobi Stars Plateau United performed thus far 13 matches. Lobi Stars received 3 direct matches. Plateau United received 6 matches. 4 matches led to a draw. On common in direct matches each groups scored a 1.85 targets per Match.


Lobi Stars – WLWWD

Plateau United – LWLWW

Bendel Insurance coverage vs Sporting Lagos

After their preliminary tremendous begin to the league season, Lagos tech boys at the moment are languishing within the relegation zone and to get again their confidence and probabilities of leaving the drop zone anytime quickly, they want a miracle in Benin, the fortress residence of Bendel Insurance coverage.


This would be the first assembly ever between each side.


Bendel Insurance coverage – LWDWL

Sporting Lagos – LDLLD

Remo Stars vs Abia Warriors

Title Contenders Remo Stars will as soon as once more attempt to reclaim the highest spot from Lobi Stars as they welcome Abia Warriors to Ikenne. Daniel Ogunmodede males are one of many favourites to win the league they usually at present second on the log, a degree behind Lobi Stars. Abia Warriors who’re ninth on the log will hope to trigger an upset after they play the Sky Blues on Sunday.

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Remo Stars and Abia Warriors performed thus far 4 matches. Remo Stars received 2 direct matches. Abia Warriors received 1 matches. 1 matches led to a draw. On common in direct matches each groups scored a 1.00 targets per Match.


Remo Stars – LWLWL

Abia Warriors – WLWLW

Gombe United vs Bayelsa United

Strugglers Gombe and Bayelsa United will proceed their struggle in opposition to the drop after they conflict on the Pantami Stadium on Sunday. Gomb United, nineteenth on the log will push for an opportunity to depart the remaining zone which solely a victory can provide them in opposition to 18th positioned Bayelsa United who at present have the identical factors with them (17).


Gombe United and Bayelsa United performed thus far 10 matches. Gombe United received 5 direct matches. Bayelsa United received 4 matches. 1 matches led to a draw. On common in direct matches each groups scored a 1.30 targets per Match


Gombe United – DWLDL

Bayelsa United – LDLLW

Niger Tornadoes vs Kastina United

With 3 wins of their final 5 video games, Kastina United will goal a win in opposition to their Northern brothers Niger Tornadoes who on their very own have recorded two wins of their final 5 video games. With simply 3 factors away from the drop zone, Niger Tornadoes will goal this North derby to maneuver far-off from the relegation zone.


Niger Tornadoes and Katsina United of current have met 7 occasions. Niger Tornadoes received 2 direct matches. Katsina United received 4 matches. 1 matches led to a draw. On common in direct matches each groups scored a 2.14 targets per Match.


Niger Tornadoes – DWLWD

Kastina United – LWLWW

Akwa United vs Enugu Rangers

Since they received the league in 2021, Akwa United have been struggling and the closest they arrive to pushing for the highest league prize was final season after they narrowly missed out of the Tremendous Six on objective distinction. The group return to its struggling stage after relieving coach Deji Ayeni of his duties on the finish of that season and after they thought issues will get higher, they’re deep within the relegation waters. They play host to Fidelis Ilechukwu’s Enugu Rangers on Sunday.

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Akwa United and Enugu Rangers performed thus far 25 matches. Akwa United received 5 direct matches. Enugu Rangers received 11 matches. 9 matches led to a draw. On common in direct matches each groups scored a 2.08 targets per Match.


Akwa United – LDLWL

Enugu Rangers – WDWLW

Kano Pillars vs Heartland

One other conventional topflight derby will come up this weekend as Kano Pillars and Heartland meet for the primary time within the NPFL since 2022 after they each relegated to the decrease division. With Kano Pillars sixth on the log, Heartland are rocking it on the backside of the log.


Current document exhibits that Kano Pillars Heartland Owerri performed 29 matches in opposition to one another.
Kano Pillars received 11 direct matches. Heartland Owerri received 11 matches. 7 matches led to a draw. On common in direct matches each groups scored a 2.10 targets per Match.


Kano Pillars – WLWWD

Heartland FC – LWLWL

It guarantees to be an attention-grabbing weekend throughout the nation with league actions set to ignite the already burning hearth within the Sports activities business began by the Tremendous Eagles who defeated AFCON host, Cote d’Ivoire 1-0 in entrance of their followers on Wednesday.


By Oluwayemi Omolagba


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