Bendel Insurance Arrive Uyo For 2023 NPFL Opener Against Akwa United
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By Amaechi Agbo
Newly promoted side, Bendel Insurance have arrived Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital ahead if the 2022/2023 Nigeria Premier Football League opening match against Akwa United.
The match which is the only game to be played on the opening day of the season will hold at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo on Sunday.
The media 9ffocer of the club, Kehinde Osagiede confirmed to our correspondent that the team arrived Friday night
Bendel Insurance returned to the country’s elite league after winning the 2022 Nigeria National League, NNL.
Akwa United, 2021 champions, are aiming to begin the new season on a good note but the Benin Arsenal are poised to give them a run for their money on Sunday.
Aside the Uyo clash, other matchday one fixtures of the new season will hold a week later as Nigeria Football Federation, NFF parleys the Club Owners and Interim Management Committee, IMC towards finding a balance in the new league season
Club Owners have vehemently opposed the abridged league format adopted by the IMC but the IMC is also adamant in starting the league abridged.
Club Owners then threatened to boycott the league.