Abuja - The Glo Premier League (GPL), which
is heading for a photo finish, resumes on Wednesday after breaking over the
weekend to accommodate international matches.
Log leaders Enyimba host relegation-troubled Kwara United
while second placed Warri Wolves will travel to 14th positioned Lobi Stars.
Enyimba leads the 20-team Premiership log standings with
62 points from 34 matches played while close rivals Wolves have 59 points from
the same number of games.
There are only four league matches left before the
Premiership curtains come down as pressure to win the Glo premiership title
Both sides cannot afford to slip in their remaining
matches if they wish to win the championship, which promises to be taken up to
Elsewhere, third positioned Wikki Tourists, still with a
chance to claim the title, will be away to fourth placed Giwa FC.
Both have 57 points but separated by goal difference.
Also Read: ‘Wikki Tourists deserved to win’
Fifth placed Sunshine Stars will be away to 18th positioned
Akwa United, who will be fighting tooth and nail to escape relegation at the
end of the season while sixth placed Nasarawa United will be away to second
from bottom FC Tarab.
Relegation bound Bayelsa United will be hosting the newly
transformed Abia Warriors, who are on eighth position while ninth placed Kano
Pillars entertain 11th positioned Rangers.
Tenth-placed 3SC travel to Sharks, 12-positioned FC
Ifeanyiubah host Heartland while 17th Dolphins will battle out with 13th placed
El-Kanemi Warriors at their home ground.
All matches kick off at 1700 hours.
This past weekend, the national women’s Under-20 team
beat South Africa 2-1 1 in the first leg match of the 2016 FIFA U-20
Women’s World Cup Qualifiers while the senior men’s team drew nil-all away to
Burkina Faso in an African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2016 qualifier.
However, Nigeria qualified for the tournament scheduled
for Rwanda, following their 2-0 home victory.
- CAJ News