The 2022/23 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season will kick off this Sunday with the clash between Akwa United and Bendel Insurance.
The twenty (20) top-flight teams have been distributed into two groups (abridged format), which will end with a Super Six tournament to determine the league winner for this campaign.
The NPFL is back!!!
The IMC has called it; Nigeria Premier Football League.
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The 2022/2023 NPFL season will kickoff this weekend with Akwa United vs Bendel Insurance in Uyo.
Here we go!!! pic.twitter.com/hIzDFH4QaH
— Adepoju Tobi Samuel 🇳🇬 (@OgaNlaMedia) January 6, 2023
Meanwhile, it has been 170 days and counting since ball was last kicked in top-flight and there’s been a change at the top.
The League Management Company (LMC), the defunct organizers of the league, have been replaced by the Interim Management Committee (IMC) led by Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye.
Here though, https://www.aclsports.com compiles for you the twenty teams and simple but crucial information regarding the head coach and home grounds of the participating teams for the upcoming campaign.
Following the latest round of club licensing, a number of clubs will play outside of their traditional home grounds and with the scarcity of information, our Football Writer Samuel Areo has been able to curate the information for you.
Club Name – Team Head Coach – Homeground
Abia Warriors FC – Erasmus Onu– Umuahia Township Stadium
Akwa United FC – Deji Ayeni– Nest of Champions, Uyo
Bayelsa United FC – Tiebowei Dipreye – Samson Siasia Stadium, Yenagoa
Bendel Insurance – Monday Odigie– Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City
Dakkada FC – Umar Danlami Kwasau – Nest of Champions, Uyo
Doma United FC – Onigbinde Akinade– Pantami Stadium, Gombe
Elkanemi Warriors – Hassan Abubakar – Elkanemi Stadium, Maiduguri
Enyimba Int’l FC – Finidi George – Enyimba Stadium, Aba
Gombe United FC – Aliyu Zubairu– Pantami Stadium, Gombe
Kwara United FC – Azeez Mohammed– Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan
Lobi Stars FC – Baba Ganaru– New Jos Stadium, Jos
Nasarawa United FC – Bala Nikyu – New Jos Stadium, Jos
Niger Tornadoes FC – Abubakar Bala– Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna
Plateau United FC – Fidelis Ilechukwu – New Jos Stadium
Rangers Int’l FC – Abdu Maikaba – Awka City Stadium, Awka
Remo Stars FC – Daniel Ogunmodede– Remo Stars stadium, Ikenne
Rivers United FC – Stanley Eguma – Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt
Shooting Stars FC – Gbenga Ogunbote – Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan
Sunshine Stars FC – Edith Agoye – Ondo State Sports Complex, Akure
Wikki Tourist FC – Kabiru Dogo – Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi