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NPFL: Champions Rivers United Start Title Defence Against Lobi Stars

NPFL: Champions Rivers United Start Title Defence Against Lobi Stars

Defending champions Rivers United will face Lobi Stars in their opening fixture of the 2022/23 season on January 8.

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The encounter will take place at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt.

The draw ceremony for the 2022/23 Nigeria Professional Football League season took place in Abuja on Wednesday.

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The 20 teams have been divided into two groups of 10 teams each after the interim Management Committee decided to adopt an abridged format for the new season.

The top three teams in each group will meet in a league format to decide the overall winner.

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The IMC has earmarked N100m as cash prize for the overall winner.

All the 20 clubs will get N10m each before the season commences.

GROUP A
Kwara United
Nasarawa United
Plateau United
Gombe United
El-Kanemi Warriors
Enyimba Int’l FC
Akwa United
Bendel Insurance
Shooting Stars
Remo Stars

GROUP B
Niger Tornadoes
Doma United
Wikki Tourists
Lobi Stars
Rivers United
Abia Warriors
Dakkada FC
Rangers Int’l
Sunshine Stars
Bayelsa United

FULL MATCH DAY ONE FIXTURES

GROUP A
Nasarawa Utd v Enyimba
Akwa Utd vs Bendel Insurance
Plateau Utd vs Shooting Stars
Kwara Utd vs Gombe Utd
Remo Stars vs El Kanemi Warriors

GROUP B
Bayelsa Utd vs Dakkada FC
Wikki Tourists vs Niger Tornadoes
Doma Utd vs Sunshine Stars
Rivers Utd vs Lobi Stars
Rangers Intl vs Abia Warriors


By Adeboye Amosu

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