NPL League kicks off today

By Segun  Oniyide
The Glo Premier League kicks off today, After several delays and postponements, with teams battling for precious points, which they hope will count in their favour in their bid to win the coveted title at the end of the season.

Champions Kano Pillars will begin their title defence against Giwa FC in Jos, hoping for a win, which will come as little consolation following their shock exit from the CAF Champions League at the preliminary stage in the hands of AS Vita of D.R. Congo.

League-actionNew entrants Abia Warriors welcome Kaduna United to the Umuahia Stadium, angling for a victory while Gombe United are on the road to face Akwa United at the Uyo Township stadium.

Rangers host Nembe City at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium , in much need of a victory while the Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri is the setting for a big match between Heartland and Dolphins.

Lobi Stars host Crown FC to their home ground in Makurdi while Taraba tackle Nasarawa United in Jalingo.