NPFL MD5 Fixtures: Remo Stars Unbeaten Run Under Threat, Shooting Stars Set To Compound Enyimba’s Woes
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By Amaechi Agbo
Remo Stars Unbeaten run in the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL season faces a feracious test as former champions, Plateau United come visiting on Sunday.
Shooting Stars will seek to compound Enyimba’s woes in Aba. Coach Finidi George’s impressive run in since his appointment by Enyimba was punctured with two consecutive losses in the last two matches.
MFM, yet to find their rhythm in the new season will need to say more prayers to overcome struggling Abia Warriors in Lagos
3rd-placed Enugu Rangers, who have remained undefeated on the road and have picked 4 points so far this season will have their hand full in Ilorin as they visit Kwara United.
Dakkada FC, bannished to Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin, Edo State will begin live in their new home with a tricky tie against struggling Nasarawa United.
In other fixtures, bottom-placed Sunshine Stars, who narrowly escaped relegation last season, will have a mountain to climb as they host former champions, Kano Pillars in Akure.
Katsina United, seated 18th on the log, will face determined newcomers, Gombe United while another returnees to the league, Niger Tornadoes will host second-placed Rivers United.
All the matches are expected to kickoff simultaneously across all venues by 4pm prompt on Sunday, January 9, 2022
Remo Stars are the undefeated league leaders with 8 points from 4 matches.