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Tuesday, 19 January 2016


(Images source: NPFL Twitter Account)

It’s here again, arguably the biggest pre-season event in the Nigerian football sphere. The Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) Super 4, which is a football event that features the top 3 NPFL teams and the winners of the federation cup, in a previously concluded season. The First round of the tournament is scheduled for kick-off on 20th of January and ends on the 24th of January, while the Second round starts on the 1st of February and ends on the 5th of the same month. This was announced by the League Management Committee (LMC) on Tuesday (12th January, 2016).
The first round of the NPFL Super 4 will be hosted by Kaduna, Kaduna State and the second round will be hosted by Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, which is coincidentally the home of the reigning Federation Cup champions, Akwa United. It is important to note that all the teams in the Super 4 tournament will be representing Nigeria, in the various continental football tournaments this coming season.
Furthermore, the LMC announced 21st February, 2016, exactly 16 days after the second round of the super 4 tournament, as the Kickoff date for the new season. The season is slated for conclusion on the 2nd of October, 2016. Below are the fixtures for the Super 4 tournament.



JAN. 20 (Match Day 1):  Warri Wolves vs Akwa United 
                                           Enyimba FC vs Nasarawa United

JAN. 22 (Match Day 2):  Nasarawa United vs Warri Wolves
                                           Akwa United vs Enyimba FC

JAN. 24 (Match Day 3):  Akwa United vs Nasarawa United
                                           Warri Wolves vs Enyimba FC


FEB. 1 (Match Day 1): Nasarawa United vs Akwa United 
                                        Enyimba FC vs Warri Wolves

FEB. 3 (Match Day 2): Nasarawa United vs Enyimba FC
                                        Akwa United vs Warri Wolves

FEB. 5 (Match Day 3): Enyimba FC vs Akwa United
                                        Warri Wolves vs Nasarawa United

You can download the full schedule for the upcoming season through this link: http://npfl.ng/images/2016/NPFL_2016_SEASON_CALENDAR.pdf

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