As earlier predicted, Matchday five (5) was full of surprises with 4 away wins, 5 draws and 10 home wins with a total of 29 goals, out of 21 matches.
In Matchday 6, there will be more surprises in various centers
Edel v Coal City
This is a major local derby this week. Coal City who ran away with an away win in Umuahia last week. But, against Edel in Enugu, it’s a match that will go either way.
Stormers SC v Abia Comets
It is not the best of time for Abia Comets, as the Umuahia based team has lost virtually all the matches. This week, with a new gaffer in charge, the expectation is that they will return from Ijebu Ode with at least a point.
1472 FC v Madiba
Another local derby that will be very explosive during the week. 1472 lost their first match last week. Against Madiba who are table toppers, will ensure that they run away with a win.
Smart City v Beyond Limits
Smart City will have a lot to play for. They lost to Ekiti United in Ado – Ekiti. This week, they will battle Beyond Limits to a stand still.
Dakkada v Ekiti Utd
Dakkada will not spare Ekiti United in Uyo. They will go all out to grab the three points at stake.
Rovers v Vandrezzer.
Vandrezzer FC were forced to a goalless against Dakkada. This week, they will take a short trip to Calabar to tackle Rovers. The outcome of the match, will be determined by those that made the least mistakes.
Gateway Utd v FC ONE Rocket
Gateway is an aggrieved team now. They were battered in Lagos last week. They just won a rescheduled tie 2-1 against Ijebu United.This could further propel them , but against a troubled FC ONE they will try to do something extra to win.It is a battle for survival for FC ONE Rocket.
Warri Wolves v Giant Brillars
Warri Wolves picked a valuable point in Ogbomoso last week. This week, they will subdue Giant Brillars in Warri
Osun Utd v Ijebu Utd.
Osun Utd started as a team on fire, but they fizzled out as the games progressed. They will go all out this week against Ijebu Utd
Tradesafe v Ikorodu City
Tradesafe defeated Giant Brillars last week in Enugu, while Ikorodu City whitewashed Gateway by four goals to nil. This week, it will be an exchange of fireworks, as both teams struggle for the vital points
Solution v Crown
The Soludo boys from Awka are in for a cracker against the Ajilete Babes from Ogbomoso. It will be a game that the Solution boys will smile home with.
Mighty Jets v Zamfara Utd
Jets picked an important point away last week, against Zamfara United, they will want all the three points at stake
El-kanemi Warriors v ABS
Elkanemi Warriors will take this by all means. But, they need every carefulness as the Bukola Saraki boys can play the spoiler a times.
Yobe DS v NAF
There will be no escape route for the Airforce team in Damaturu this week. However, Yobe should not take the NAF boys for granted.
Wikki Tourists v Nasarawa Utd.
This is a mouth watering encounter involving two north central teams that dropped from the Premiership at the end of last season. This is a match that will show case the quality of football in the League. It’s a match that can go either way.
City FC v Malumfashi
The Citizens from Abuja got a positive bragging right from Dutse last week. But against Malumfashi this week, the City boys will want to consolidate on their last week result.
Sokoto Utd v Sporting Supreme
Sokoto United will surely have their hands full this week against Sporting Supreme of Abuja. The Abuja boys will be a hard nut for them to crack.
Adamawa Utd v Mailantarki Care
Adamawa United are picking their points gradually. Last weekend, they defeated Jigawa Utd at home. Mailantarki Care is a bad customer any day, any time, and this week will not be an exemption.
Kebbi Utd v Jigawa Golden Stars.
Kebbi United are playing their second consecutive home match this week. They were forced to a goalless by City FC last week. This week they will go to any extent to subdue their visitors.