The much-awaited Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) 2023-2024 season kicks off nationwide on Saturday, September 30th, promising football fans a thrilling start with several high-octane fixtures.
Inaugurating the new season is the clash between Katsina United and Kwara United at the Young Katsina Stars stadium, commencing at 3:30 p.m. Other notable matches, including Rivers United vs. Remo Stars and Enyimba vs. Bendel Insurance, have been postponed due to the involvement of Rivers and Bendel in continental games this weekend.
Following the early match, five games are set to commence simultaneously at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Among these, the face-off between newly promoted Kano Pillars and Sunshine Stars at the Akure Stadium is particularly anticipated.
Sunday, October 1st, witnesses the showdown between Shooting Stars and Plateau United at the Lekan Salami Stadium. The NPFL Matchday 1 culminates on Monday, October 2nd, with the clash between Sporting Lagos and Gombe United at the Onikan Stadium.
**NPFL Matchday 1 Fixtures and Kick-off Times:**
**Saturday, September 30:**
– **Katsina United vs. Kwara United:** 3:30 p.m.
– **Abia Warriors vs. Niger Tornadoes:** 4 p.m.
– **Sunshine Stars vs. Kano Pillars:** 4 p.m.
– **Bayelsa United vs. Akwa United:** 4 p.m.
– **Enugu Rangers vs. Doma United:** 4 p.m.
– **Heartland vs. Lobi Stars:** 4 p.m.
**Sunday, October 1:**
– **Shooting Stars vs. Plateau United:** 4 p.m.
**Monday, October 2:**
– **Sporting Lagos vs. Gombe United:** 4 p.m.
Get ready for an electrifying start to the NPFL season!