Enyimba, Enugu Rangers set to miss Nigeria Professional Football League kickoff
The two most successful teams in the league will be unavailable for the opening weekend of the season
Defending champions Enyimba and Enugu Rangers will miss the opening weekend of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) due to their continental engagements.
The People’s Elephant and Enugu Rangers are in the play-off round of the Caf Confederation Cup and their second leg games have been fixed for November 3, the same day the NPFL 2019/20 season is scheduled to commence.
According to the league fixtures released on Monday night in Abuja, Enyimba are meant to commence their title defence against Nasarawa United but Usman Abd’Allah’s men will be taking on South African side TS Galaxy the same weekend when the league commences.