Preview: Enyimba vs Remo Stars - Prediction, h2h, lineups, time and where to watch

Enyimba and Remo Stars in action during Naija Super 8

Preview: Enyimba vs Remo Stars - Prediction, h2h, lineups, time and where to watch

Izuchukwu Akawor 09:27 - 29.11.2023

All the details you need to know about the blockbuster clash between Enyimba and Remo Stars in the NPFL.

Defending champions of the Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL, Enyimba FC, will welcome Remo Stars to the Enyimba International Stadium in Aba on Wednesday. 

This match between the People’s Elephant and Sky Blues is a rescheduled encounter initially slated for matchday five in the NPFL.  

The stakes are high for this one, with both teams looking to move higher on the standings. 

Enyimba and Remo Stars are tied on 16 points going into this clash, with either set to move as high as second with a win. 

Enyimba vs Remo Stars: H2H

In terms of their head-to-head battle, this has been an interesting clash in the NPFL.

  • Enyimba has won four of the last nine matches between the pair, while Remo Stars have won just two. 
  • Three of the matches in this fixture have ended in draws, including the last meeting which took place in the same venue, a four-goal thriller that ended 2-2.
  • But in the last five matches, Remo Stars are unbeaten in the last four, with two wins compared to Enyimba’s one, with a draw. 
Enyimba with back-to-back wins in the NPFL.
Enyimba with back-to-back-to wins in the NPFL. (Photo Credit: Imago)

Form Guide

The champions will go into this one as a slight favourite based on the current form of both teams.

  • Enyimba have won each of the last three matches in the NPFL, including two at the Aba Stadium.
  • For the Sky Blues, they go into this one looking to end a run of two consecutive matches after a draw and defeat in the last three. 
  • In their last five matches, Enyimba also lead with three wins and two defeats, the same as Remo Stars, who, however, have drawn one. 
Alimi Sikiru has scored 5 goals this season.
Remo Stars players celebrate with top scorer, Sikiru Alimi. (Photo Credit: Remo Stars/X)


Enyimba’s Probable XI: Ozoemena; Ojietefian, Gabriel, Ekwutoziam, Akanni; Atule, Chidiebere, Daga, Eze; Mbaoma, Chigozie.

Remo Stars Probable XI: Bankole; Akinyele, Nduka, Joseph, Ismail; Fatokun, Ogungbiride, Adebayo, Ojo; Alimi, Kadiri.

Time and where to watch

This match is expected to kick off at 4 pm Nigeria time in Aba, Abia State. It will be broadcast on the NPFL Live stream.


The last two matches have ended in interesting draws, with Remo Stars taking eight points from a possible 12 in the last four matches.

However, Enyimba seems to have rediscovered their magic and are back in the title race after three straight victories. 

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Therefore, in terms of prediction, NPFLog’s crystal ball has decided that l should play very safe in this particular fixture. 

FT: Enyimba 1-1 Remo Stars

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