The Nigerian professional league comes to an end today with a total of 9 matches on card today.
several grabs are on offer as the league ends with the continental tickets the most lucrative of them all.Also two other clubs will go down to the second tier joining already relegated Ikorodu United and Giwa FC.
Rangers International of Enugu are top of the table on 60 points from 35 matches, three points clear of their closet challenger Rivers United which is a union between Sharks and dolphin FC.
‘The Flying Antelope’ have not won a major trophy in 32 years and they just need to avoid defeat against El Kanemi Warriors, whose premier league status is guaranteed for next season.
Supersport ,the official broadcaster together with the League Managemnt have put two trophies in the cities of Uyo and Enugu where the battle for the title is expected.
Second-placed Rivers United will hope to finish as runners-up, but after they failed to beat Abia Warriors last weekend at home, they have thrown wide open the chance to feature in next year’s CAF Champions League.
FC IfeanyiUbah, on 56 points, and Wikki Tourists, who have recorded 54 points can dislogded the Port Harcourt outfit if they both win .
The other battle is at the bottom of the table, where expelled Giwa FC and Ikorodu United have also been demoted with two other clubs to be relegated.
Warri Wolves, Heartland of Owerri , MFM FC and Abia Warriors are all battling for survival with any two of the four clubs will join the already demoted.
Wolves are third from bottom with 42 points and a very unhealthy goals difference of -10, MFM also have 42 points with a -5 goals difference and Heartland have 43 points with a -5 goals difference.
Abia Warriors will be at home to Shooting Stars, who have also secured their place in the top flight with 47 points, while Warri Wolves, who last season were battling for the championship, will also be at home against relegated Ikorodu United.
Heartland, who have never been relegated, face a huge task at Plateau United while MFM will hope to win at home to stop IfeanyiUbah from possibly finishing in the top-3.
Plateau United vs Heartland
Rangers vs El Kanemi
Warri Wolves vs Ikorodu United
Wikki Tourists vs Sunshine Stars
Abia Warriors vs Shooting Stars
Akwa United vs Rivers United
Lobi Stars vs Nasarawa United
MFM vs FC IfeanyiUbah
Kano Pillars vs Niger Tornadoes
additional reporting by African football