The Nigeria Professional Football League enters its fifth week of play today, with the top division of Nigerian football bringing exciting match-ups across the country. Group A’s leaders, Bendel Insurance of Benin, hope to keep their perfect record intact when they face El Kanemi at El Kanemi Warriors Stadium in Maiduguri.
The Warriors will be looking to bounce back from two consecutive losses, while Insurance will try to remain at the top of the table with a fourth win in as many matches. Elsewhere, Rivers United will host Wikki Tourists at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt. The hosts are currently third in the standings, while Wikki Tourists are in sixth place.
In Group B, Enugu Rangers face Jigawa Golden Stars at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu. The Flying Antelopes are in second spot, while the Golden Stars are in fifth. Both teams are coming off of wins in their last matches, and will be looking to build on that momentum in this matchup.
Elsewhere, Kano Pillars will travel to Akwa United at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo. Pillars are currently first in the group, while United are in third. The home side will be looking to build on their impressive start to the season, while Pillars are hoping to extend their unbeaten run.
Today’s matches will be key for all of the teams involved, as they look to make their way up the standings and cement their place as one of the top contenders in the NPFL. With the season only halfway over, it’s sure to be an exciting finish. The post El Kanemi tackle Insurance as Rivers United host Wikki Tourists appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.