Abuja - Rather than the annual Super Four, this year's Nigerian Premier League Preseason tournament will be a Super Six and it will kick off this weekend in Abuja, SuperSport reports.
Champions Kano Pillars are joined by first and second runner up teams, Enyimba and Warri Wolves while Confederations Cup finalists Dolphins were invited too. The fifth and sixth teams are the Nigerian Under-20 and Under-23 teams.
Made in Naija Football at last. Since the league ended in November, we have tried to distract ourselves with some footballing action going on elsewhere in the world including the African Cup of Nations which we somehow could not qualify for.
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This is why for some local football lovers, this could not have come any sooner. Yes, it is only a pre season tournament and yes it is hardly a trophy to break one's head for but the reality is that football is back, our football is back. After this ten day tournament, the CAF Champions League and the CAF Confederations Cup follows soon after and then shortly after our League season starts. Our football, our own football is back.
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