#NPFL19 league matches resume action on Sunday

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The Nigeria Professional Football League will on Sunday, 17th March, 2019 resume action across the country.

In a circular signed by the Chief Operating Officer of the League Management Company, Salihu Abubakar sent to all Premier league clubs, outstanding matches will hold as earlier scheduled.

It will be noted that the league was suspended in view of the General Elections in the country.

Meanwhile, the Match Day 11 matches to be played on Sunday will see Wikki Tourists battle Rivers United while Remo Stars lock horns with Enugu Rangers.

Other fixtures will see Niger Tornadoes take on champions, Lobi Stars while Katsina United and Kwara United will fight for all three points.

Sunshine Stars FC will welcome former champions Enyimba while MFM will play host to Bendel Insurance.

In Group B, Abia Warriors will take on Plateau United while El-Kanemi Warriors battle Gombe United.

In the same vein, Heartland, Ifeanyi Ubah will welcome Akwa United, Kano Pillars at home respectively.

Nasarawa United will travel down to Kaduna to play against Kada City while Yobe Desert Stars will look to shine over Go Round.

According to the fixtures, all the matches will be played by 4pm simultaneously.

Meanwhile, the NPFL will feature in the Future Championship in Gauteng, South Africa from March 25 to 31.

A screening of the various NPFL youth teams is ongoing in Abuja till Thursday.

The Nigerian team, which included Flying Eagles striker Nazifi Yahaya, reached the final of the youth tournament two years ago.

The tournament draws youth teams from South Africa as well as Spain.


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