NPFL Super Six begins with Oriental Derby between Rangers International and Enyimba of Aba


The Nigeria Professional Football League Super six will begin with an Oriental derby between Enyimba of Aba and Enugu Rangers in Lagos on June 4, the League Management Company (LMC) has announced.


The champions and the Country’s representatives in the CAF Champions League and Confederations Cup will emerge from the Super Six and that means the fans are in for the best of Nigerian football.


Rangers topped Group A of the abridged league, while Enyimba finished third behind Lobi Stars of Makurdi.


The second match of the day will see former champions, Kano Pillars will take on Group B winners, Akwa United, with the last game of the day will see FC Ifeanyi Ubah facing Lobi Stars who are looking to return to the continent again.

Two days later, Akwa United will slug it out with FC Ifeanyi Ubah, followed by another big clash between Rangers meeting Lobi Stars, while Kano Pillars and Enyimba wrap up the proceeding for that day.

On Saturday, Kano Pillars will trade tackles FC Ifeanyi Ubah in the opening game of the day, before Enyimba and Lobi Stars take the centre stage, Enugu Rangers will square up against Akwa United in the last game of the day.

On June 12, it will be FC Ifeayin Ubah vs Enugu Rangers and Enyimba against Akwa United and Lobi Stars against Kano Pillars.

The winners and second team after the playoff scheduled for the Agege Stadium will represent Nigeria in the CAF Champions League, while the third-placed team will play in the CAF Confederation Cup.

Here are the full fixtures :

Matchday 01 -04/06/2019

Enyimba FC vs Rangers Internationals
Kano Pillars vs Akwa United
FC Ifeanyi Ubah vs Lobi Stars

Matchday 02 – 06/06/2019

Akwa United vs FC Ifeanyi Ubah
Rangers Int’l vs Lobi Stars
Kano Pillars vs Enyimba

Matchday 03 – 07/06/2019

Kano Pillars vs FC Ifeanyi Ubah
Lobi Stars vs Enyimba FC
Akwa United vs Rangers Int’l

Matchday 04 – 10/06/2019

Rangers Int’l vs Kano Pillars
Akwa United vs Lobi Stars
Enyimba FC vs FC Ifeanyi Ubah

Matchday 05 – 12/06/2019

FC Ifeanyi Ubah vs Rangers Int’l
Enyimba FC vs Akwa United
Lobi Stars vs Kano Pillars


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