The 2023-2024 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) will officially commence on September 9 across the country as the matchday one fixtures are released earlier today, August 29.
The 2023-2024 NPFL season was ought to commence on August 27 but was moved to September 9 to give room for the installation, testing, and training of personnel that would operate the newly acquired AI cameras, which would be used to stream the league on a digital platform this season.
The draw of the season was earlier scheduled to take place on August 25, but it had to be moved to August 29 in line with the new development in the Nigerian elite league.
Based on the draw, the matchday one will commence on Saturday, September 9, and end on September 10.
Below are the full fixtures for the 2023-2024 NPFL matchday one and their venues:
1. Bayelsa United FC vs. Akwa United FC
Venue: Samson Sia Sia Stadium, Yenegoa
2. Sporting Lagos FC vs. Gombe United FC
Venue: Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos
3. Rangers Int’l Fc vs. Doma United Fc
4. Heartland FC Vs. Lobi Stars
Venue: Dan Aviam Stadium, Owerri
5. Abia Warriors FC Vs. Niger Tornadoes
Venue: Umuahia Township Stadium. Umuahia
6. Plateau United Fc Vs Shooting Stars Sc
Venue: New Jos City Stadium, Jos
7. Sunshine Stars Fc Vs Kano Pillars Fc
Venue: Akure Township Stadium, Akure
8. Enyimba Int’l FC vs. Bendel Insurance
Venue: Enyimba Stadium, Aba
9. Rivers United FC vs. Remo Stars
Venue: Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt
10. Katsina United Fc Vs Kwara United Fc
Venue: Muhammad Dikko Stadium, Katsina