NPFL: Enyimba, Remo Stars, Sunshine Stars Seal Playoff Spots On The Final Day


The curtains was drawn on the 2023 Nigeria Premier Football League on Sunday as trio of Enyimba FC, Remo Stars and Sunshine Stars secured their playoff spots.

Just before the kick off of the match day 18 of the league, the group A looked uncertain for the People’s Elephant as they have to compete with Akwa United and Remo Stars for the two available spots.

They played against Shooting Stars in Ibadan and they did enough to secure a goalless draw in a very drab encounter.

In Ikenne, Remo Stars trounced the visiting Kwara United 4-0 to cement its position and the away win of Akwa United at the Pantami Stadium over Gombe United counted for little as the Promise Keeppers could only finished in the 4th position.

Against all odds, Sunshine Stars of Akure sneaked into the playoffs spot after their comfortable 2-0 win over Dakkada FC as they edged out Doma United who lost to Abia Warriors by a lone.

The playoff is fixed for June in Lagos with the top 2 teams qualifying for the CAF champions league and 3rd team moving into the Confederation Cup.

Super Six Teams

Group A

Bendel Insurance

Remo Stars

Enyimba FC

Group B

Rivers United

Lobi Stars

Sunshine Stars