Some match fixtures of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) has been adjusted by the League Management Company (LMC) in lieu of the involvement of some of the clubs in continental club competitions.
In a memo the LMC Chief Operating Officer (COO), Salihu Abubakar informed the clubs that some of the matches originally scheduled for February 11 and 18 has
been moved to new dates.
Specifically, the Match Day 8 fixture between Wikki Tourists and Lobi Stars will now hold on Monday, February 12 as against the previous date of Sunday, February 11.
Other affected Match Day 8 fixtures are those involving Enyimba International and champions, Plateau United which was shifted to midweek, February 14 from February 12 and the fixture between MFM and Akwa United in Agege which now will hold on Thursday, February 15.
Some Match Day 9 fixtures scheduled for February 18 were also affected as Akwa United will now visit Lobi Stars on February 28, Plateau United will host Rangers International while Sunshine Stars will host MFM in Akure on the same midweek of February 28.
Plateau United, MFM are involved in the CAF Champions League while Enyimba International and Akwa United are competing in the CAF Confederation Cup first round
matches but Enyimba, a former CAF Champions League winner was drawn bye.
All other fixtures remain as scheduled, the LMC stated.
*NPFL Fixtures*Match day
8 - February 11, 2018
FC Ifeanyi Ubah vs Heartland FC
Kwara United vs Katsina United
Niger Tornadoes vs Nasarawa United
Yobe D. Stars vs Rivers United
Go Round vs Abia Warriors
Rangers Int’l vs El-Kanemi Warr.
Sunshine Stars vs Kano Pillars
February 12, 2018
Wikki Tourists vs Lobi starsFebruary14
, 2018 (Midweek)
Enyimba Int'l vs Plateau Utd
February 15, 2018
MFM FC vs Akwa utd
Matchday 9 - February18
Heartland vs Wikki Tourists
Katsina United vs Ifeanyiubah
Nasarawa United vs Kwara United
Rivers United vs Niger Tornadoes
Abia Warriors FC vs Yobe D. Stars
El-Kanemi Warriors vs Go Round
Kano Pillars FC vs Enyimba Int’l