The Second stanza of the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) action resumes on Saturday as defending champions, Akwa United Share spoils with Rivers united in uyo and other nine games is scheduled for Sunday across the country.
After a two-week break, the second stanza resumes with the real business on how the contender will be separated from the pretender. League leaders Rivers United, secured a draw in Uyo against, Akwa United.
The visitors took the lead through Etim Mathew’s own goal in the 17th minute, Adeyeye Adeyemi equalized two minutes into the second half.
In the relegation battle, MFM will host Heartland at the Teslim Balogun Stadium with six points differentiating the two teams as they target NPFL survival at the end of the season.
The Lagos based side picked a point in Owerri during the first stanza with the hope of picking maximum point on Sunday.
Plateau United will be targeting her 12th unbeaten run in the league when they travel to Ijebu Ode for a date with Sunshine stars.
The Akure Gunners who will be without Ayodeji Ayeni who joined Akwa United and some other key players who left the club during mid season transfer.
Going into the encounter, Sunshine stars have won their past four home games and have been dominating over the Jos based side in recent outings.
in other fixtures, Remo stars will travel to Ilorin for a date with Kwara United while former champions, Kano pillars will be in Gombe for a date with Gombe united.
Akwa United 1 v 1 Rivers United
Sunshine Stars v Plateau United
Kwara United v Remo Stars
Nasarawa United v Shooting Stars
Katsina United v Abia Pillars
Lobi Stars v Enugu Rangers
Gombe United v Kano Pillars
Enyimba v Wikki Tourists
Niger Tornadoes v Dakkad
MFM v Heartland