LMC adjusts Matchdays 8 & 9 fixtures

Some match fixtures of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) have been adjusted by the League Management Company (LMC) in lieu of the involvement of some of the clubs in continental club competitions.

In a memo the LMC Chief Operating Officer (COO), Salihu Abubakar informed the clubs that some of the matches originally scheduled for February 11 and 18 have been moved to new dates.

Specifically, the Matchday 8 fixture between Wikki Tourists and Lobi Stars will now hold on Monday, February 12 as against the previous date of Sunday, February 11.

Other affected Matchday 8 fixtures are those involving Enyimba International and champions, Plateau United which was shifted to midweek, February 14 from February 12 and the fixture between MFM FC and Akwa United in Agege, Lagos which now will hold on Thursday, February 15.

Some Matchday 9 fixtures scheduled for February 18 were also affected as Akwa United will now visit Lobi Stars on February 28, Plateau United will host Rangers International while Sunshine Stars will host MFM FC in Akure on the same midweek of February 28.

Plateau United and MFM are involved in the CAF Champions League while Enyimba International and Akwa United are competing in the CAF Confederation Cup but Enyimba, a former CAF Champions League winner was drawn bye.

All other fixtures remain as scheduled, the LMC stated.