NPFL Matchday 7: A Unique Fixture Schedule
Matchday 7 Delayed Due to Recent Matches
There won’t be any NPFL (Nigerian Professional Football League) Matchday 7 game on Saturday as Matchday 6 was already played during the week from November 1 to 2.
This scheduling adjustment has resulted in a unique situation where all Matchday 7 games will kick off simultaneously at 4 p.m. at various venues across Nigeria.
Notable Clash: Kano Pillars vs. Sporting Lagos
One of the standout clashes in NPFL Matchday 7 features former champions, Kano Pillars, and the newly promoted team, Sporting Lagos, at Onikan Stadium in Lagos.
Both teams share a common history of returning from relegation, but in terms of performance, Kano Pillars hold a slight advantage with three wins compared to Sporting’s two.
NPFL 2023-2024 Matchday 7 Fixtures
The fixtures for NPFL Matchday 7 include:
- Rivers Utd vs Sunshine Stars
- Bendel vs Remo Stars
- Shooting Stars vs Niger Tornadoes
- Sporting Lagos vs Kano Pillars
- Gombe United vs Doma United
- Enyimba vs Kwara United
- Akwa United vs Plateau Utd
- Enugu Rangers vs Heartland
- Abia Warriors vs Katsina Utd
Current NPFL Standings in 2023-2024 Season
In the current NPFL standings for the 2023-2024 season, Remo Stars lead the league with 12 points from five games, having secured four wins and one defeat.
Lobi Stars closely follow in second place with 11 points from six games.
Shooting Stars and Enugu Rangers are positioned in fourth and third place, respectively, each with 10 points from six games.
Conversely, Heartland finds themselves at the bottom of the table with only 4 points from six games.
Enyimba of Aba, who have been actively participating in continental competitions, hold the 19th position with 4 points from just three games.
Doma United sit in 18th place with 4 points from four games.
The unique scheduling of NPFL Matchday 7, where all games are set to kick off at the same time, adds an interesting dimension to the league.
The standout clash between Kano Pillars and Sporting Lagos promises an exciting encounter, and the current standings illustrate the early dynamics of the 2023-2024 NPFL season.
As teams strive for success and progress, the league’s unpredictability remains one of its defining features.