Fixtures

DateRHome vs Away-
06/02 15:00 34 Sporting Lagos vs Enugu Rangers View
06/02 15:00 34 Shooting Stars vs Abia Warriors View
06/02 15:00 34 Enyimba vs Rivers United View
06/02 15:00 34 Bayelsa United vs Plateau United View
06/02 15:00 34 Niger Tornadoes vs Kwara United View
06/02 15:00 34 Remo Stars vs Kano Pillars View
06/02 15:00 34 Akwa United vs Heartland FC View
06/02 15:00 34 Gombe Utd vs Sunshine Stars FC View
06/02 15:00 34 Bendel Insurance vs Katsina Utd View
06/02 15:00 34 Doma United vs Lobi Stars FC View
06/09 15:00 35 Sunshine Stars FC vs Akwa United View
06/09 15:00 35 Katsina Utd vs Gombe Utd View

Results

Date R Home vs Away -
05/26 15:15 33 Abia Warriors vs Enyimba 0-1
05/26 15:00 33 [9] Rivers United vs Sporting Lagos [13] 4-1
05/26 15:00 33 [14] Kwara United vs Remo Stars [2] 3-2
05/26 15:00 33 [10] Kano Pillars vs Doma United [17] 3-1
05/26 15:00 33 Katsina Utd vs Shooting Stars 2-2
05/26 15:00 33 Heartland FC vs Gombe Utd 3-0
05/26 15:00 33 Enugu Rangers vs Bayelsa United 3-0
05/26 15:00 33 [16] Sunshine Stars FC vs Bendel Insurance [8] 0-0
05/26 15:00 33 [5] Lobi Stars FC vs Akwa United [18] 1-2
05/26 15:00 36 Akwa United vs Katsina Utd PPT.
05/26 15:00 36 Niger Tornadoes vs Lobi Stars FC PPT.
05/26 15:00 36 Enyimba vs Bayelsa United PPT.

The Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL) (formerly the Nigerian Professional Football League) is the highest level of club football in Nigerian football league system. The Nigerian Premier League has suffered like many others, from the financial impact and dwindling fortunes since the late 2000s. It is fed into by the Nigeria National League (NNL). It is organized by the Interim Management Committee Board headed by Mr. Honourable Gbenga Elegbeleye.

History

2017 season

Plateau United F.C. won the league on 9 September 2017, with a 2–0 victory over Rangers International F.C..

2018 season

In July 2018 the league was postponed indefinitely following crisis in the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF). Lobi Stars was declared as the sole representative of the league in the 2019 CAF Champions League as the team was at the top of the standings.

2019 season

The league consisted of 24 teams. Four were promoted from the Nigeria National League. Twenty teams remained from the previous season which was not completed. They were divided into two groups of 12 teams. The top three teams in each group contested for the title in the NPFL Super six championship playoff in Lagos. The People's Elephant finished at the top of the log with 12 points from five games.

Enyimba vs Kano Pillars is considered the biggest match of the season because of their rivalry and they remain the 2 teams yet to finish outside the top eight for 12 seasons.

The Nigeria Premier League is the top professional soccer league in Nigeria, showcasing the best talent and teams in the country. Established in 1972, the tournament has a rich history and is widely regarded as one of the most competitive leagues in Africa.

The Nigeria Premier League features 20 teams from various regions of Nigeria, each vying for the coveted title of league champions. The tournament follows a round-robin format, where each team plays against every other team twice, once at home and once away. The matches are held in state-of-the-art stadiums across the country, providing a thrilling atmosphere for both players and fans.

The league attracts a diverse range of players, from young up-and-coming talents to seasoned veterans. Many Nigerian players who have excelled in the league have gone on to represent the national team and achieve success on the international stage. The tournament also attracts foreign players, adding an international flavor to the competition.

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The Nigeria Premier League not only promotes the sport of soccer but also contributes to the development of Nigerian football. It provides opportunities for players to improve their skills, coaches to showcase their tactical acumen, and fans to come together and support their favorite teams.

Overall, the Nigeria Premier League is a highly anticipated and prestigious tournament that showcases the best of Nigerian soccer. It is a celebration of the country's passion for the sport and a platform for players to shine on both national and international stages.