Nigeria Professional Football League 2021/22 December Fixtures

Nairagists has gathered that the 2021/22 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season will commence this December 17th 2021.

NPFL 2021/2022 to kick off December 17th

The matchday one of the new season will see the current champions Akwa United welcome Kano Pillars, while United welcome Shooting Stars SC of Ibadan to the Patanmi stadium in Gombe.


Makurdi giants Lobi Stars will host Rivers United which will see Lobi Stars Manager Eddy Dombraye lead his side against his state for the first time in many years.


The first oriental derby match of the new season will Enyimba FC played host to their arch-rivals Abia Warriors in Aba, while Enugu Rangers (Rangers international) travel to Katsina to face the “Changi boys” Katsina United.

Niger Tornadoes will play host to Plateau United at their temporary home ground in Kaduna.

Sunshine Stars will face their former manager Kabiru Dogo and Fuad Ekelojuoti in the Akure Township Stadium.

Another matchday one fixture will see Kwara United host Dakkada in Ilorin, Kwara United almost won the league last season, before Akwa United secured the title with seven points gap.

While the Olukoya boys MFM FC will host regional rivals Remo Stars at the Agege Stadium.


The solid miners Nasarawa United will travel to Owerri to face Heartland for the matchday of the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League.


Gombe United v Shooting Stars

Akwa United v Kano Pillars

Lobi Stars v Rivers United

Katsina United Rangers International

Enyimba v Abia Warriors

Sunshine Stars v Wikki Tourists

Niger Tornadoes v Plateau United

Kwara United v Dakkada

MFM FC v Remo Stars

Heartland v Nasarawa United


Below are the December 2021/22 NPFL fixtures.

1Gombe United FC Vs
Shooting Stars FC
2Akwa United FC Vs Kano Pillars FCUyo17/12/20214pm
3Lobi Stars FC Vs Rivers United FC Makurdi17/12/20214pm
4Katsina United FC Vs Rangers’ Int’l FCKatsina17/12/20214pm
5Enyimba Int’l FC Vs Abia Warriors FCAba17/12/20214pm
6Sunshine Stars FC Vs Wikki Tourists FCAkure17/12/20214pm
7Niger Tornadoes FC Vs Plateau United FCKaduna17/12/20214pm
8Kwara United FC Vs Dakada FCIlorin17/12/20214pm
9MFM FC Vs Remo Stars FCLagos17/12/20214pm
10Heartland FC Vs Nasarawa United FC Owerri17/12/20214pm
11Shooting Stars FC Vs Akwa United FCIbadan26/12/20214pm
12Kano Pillars FC Vs Lobi Stars FC Kano26/12/20214pm
13Rivers United FC Vs Katsina United FCPort-Harcourt26/12/20214pm
14Rangers Int’l FC Vs Enyimba Int’l FC Enugu26/12/20214pm
15Abia Warriors FC Vs Sunshine Stars FC Aba26/12/20214pm
16Wikki Tourists FC Vs Niger Tornadoes FCBauchi26/12/20214pm
17Plateau United FC Vs Kwara United FCJos26/12/20214pm
18Dakada FC Vs MFM FCUyo26/12/20214pm
19Remo Stars FC Vs Heartland FCIkenne26/12/20214pm
20Nasarawa United FC Vs Gombe United FC Lafia26/12/20214pm
21Akwa United FC Vs Gombe United FCUyo29/12/20214pm
22Lobi Stars FC Vs Shooting Stars FC Makurdi29/12/20214pm
23Katsina United FC Vs Kano Pillars FCKatsina29/12/20214pm
24Enyimba Int’l FC Vs Rivers United FCAba29/12/20214pm
25Shines Stars FC Vs Rangers Intl FCAkure29/12/20214pm
26Niger Tornadoes FC Vs Abia Warriors FCKaduna29/12/20214pm
27Kwara United FC Vs Wikki Tourists FCIlorin29/12/20214pm
28MFM FC Vs Plateau United FCLagos29/12/20214pm
29Heartland FC Vs Dakada FCOwerri29/12/20214pm
30Remo Stars FC Vs Nasarawa United FC Ikenne29/12/20214pm

Please note: Venue, Date and Time are subject to change due to Club Licensing decisions, TV Broadcast Schedules and CAF Inter-Club Competitions.

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