NPFL: Super six kicks off as organisers reveal full fixtures

The draws for the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) Super Six playoff round have been completed, and the fixtures being revealed by the Interim Management Committee.

The Super Six round of games will run for five matchday with the kickoff timeline ranging from 2 pm, 4 pm, to 6 pm, on each day.

NPFL Defending champions – Rivers United were pitted against Akure-based Sunshine Stars, as the undefeated Bendel Insurance battle Lobi Stars, while the game between Remo and Enyimba completes the program for Matchday One.

Recall that the playoffs grouped all six teams into two, with the likes of Remo Stars, Bendel Insurance, and Enyimba in Group A, while Rivers United, Lobi Stars, and Sunshine Stars made up Group B.

The playoff will see all six teams play in a round-robin format of five games each, with the team with the most point garnered becoming the ultimate champion for the 2023 Abridged NPFL campaign.

The standings of the playoffs also determine which teams will feature in CAF competitions for the 2023-24 season, with the top three gaining automatic qualification to the Champions League, while the fourth-best team and the winner of the Federation Cup will stroll into the Confederation Cup together.


Day 1.

Sunshine Stars vs Rivers Utd

Lobi Stars vs Insurance

Enyimba vs Remo Stars

Day 2

Lobi Stars vs Enyimba

Rivers United vs Remo Stars

Insurance vd Sunshine Stars

Day 3.

Insurance vs Enyimba

Remo Stars vs Sunshine Stars

Lobi Stars vs Rivers United

Day 4

Rivers United vs Insurance

Lobi Stars vs Remo Stars

Sunshine Stars vs Enyimba

Day 5

Sunshine Stars vs Lobi Stars

Remo Stars vs Insurance

Enyimba vs Rivers United