NPFL: Why Enyimba will not beat Gombe United in Aba today

Enyimba celebrate in the NPFL. (Photo Credit: Enyimba/X)

NPFL: Why Enyimba will not beat Gombe United in Aba today

Izuchukwu Akawor 13:19 - 28.02.2024

NPFL champions Enyimba FC were expected to host Gombe United in their Aba home later today.

Enyimba Football Club took to social media to announce a sudden change in their scheduled Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL) fixture against Gombe United. 

Pulse Sports Nigeria reports that the clast was originally slated for Wednesday, February 28th, 2024, but has now been rescheduled to take place on Thursday, February 29th, 2024.

Enyimba vs Gombe moved

According to the official statement released by Enyimba on their Facebook page, the rescheduling was necessitated by exigencies on the part of the visiting team, Gombe United. 

The kick-off time for the rescheduled match remains at 2:00 PM at Enyimba’s home stadium in the city of Aba.

Enyimba are now three points from the top. (Photo Credit: Enyimba/X)

This announcement comes amidst a packed schedule for the NPFL, with a total of seven matches scheduled to take place across Nigeria on Wednesday evening. 

Enyimba, currently occupying the 4th position on the NPFL table, had been gearing up to face Gombe United, who sit at the 19th position with 21 points.

Finidi George is back at Enyimba from AFCON.

Enyimba expressed gratitude to their fans for their unwavering support and understanding in light of the sudden change.

The rescheduled fixture presents an opportunity for both Enyimba and Gombe United to rejig their respective plans and strategies to compete for valuable points in the NPFL standings.

While an expected win for the hosts has been moved by 24 hours, the People’s Elephant remains the favourite to take all three points against the relegation strugglers. 

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