NPFL 2019/2020 season: Matchday 1 fixtures review


Nigeria Professional Football League, Matchday 1
Nigerian Professional Football League

By Temisan Amoye, Lagos

The Nigerian Professional Football League, NPFL returned for the opening weekend of the 2019/2020 NPFL season. Two games, Enyimba vs Nasarawa United and Rangers vs Sunshine Stars were postponed due to Enyimba and Rangers’ CAF Confederation Cup games on Sunday. With the two Nigerian teams going on to secure qualification into the group stage of the competition.


Match 1,    Wikki Tourists FC  2-1 Jigawa Golden Stars FC, Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi

Lala Abdullahi gave Jigawa Golden stars the lead in the 15th minute. Wikki Tourist fought to come from behind,  Saidu Abdullahi equalized for Wikki in the 47th minute. Wikki Tourist went on to secure all three points when Mohammed Guda scored the winning goal in the 61st minute.

Match 2,   Plateau United FC  3-1 Lobi Stars FC, New Jos Stadium, Plateau

Plateau United secured all three points on the opening day of the 2019/2020 NPFL season. Silas Nenrot gave…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper