The imposing Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital is the setting as the second round of the 2016 Super 4 Pre-Season tourney kicks off today.
A press statement by the League Management Company, LMC, made available to Nigerian Pilot Sports yesterday indicates that the tournament will end on Friday 5th February, with the champions and other participating teams decorated in an epic event.
The pre-season tourney organized to assist teams that will represent the country in the continent to effectively get ready.
The first round was held in Kaduna between the 20th and 24th of January, and featured Glo Premier league champions, Enyimba FC, Federation Cup winners, Akwa United FC, League runners up, Warri Wolves and Nasarawa United, who finished third last season.
Nasarawa United finished top of the log in the first round, after amassing five points from three games, while Enyimba occupied the second spot after scrambling a 2-0 win against Warri Wolves on the final day. Akwa United are placed third, leveled on points with Enyimba FC, with the Aba side ahead on goals difference, while Warri Wolves are glued to the bottom of the log, despite winning their opener against Akwa United.
The tournament see Akwa United engage Nasarawa United by 5pm today 1st February, while Enyimba will tackle Warri Wolves in the second fixture billed for 7pm on the same day.
On Wednesday, 3rd, Enyimba and Nasarawa United will slug it out by 5pm, while Akwa United will hope to upturn the defeat the suffered in the hands of Warri Wolves in the first round, when both sides clash by 7pm.
The final matchday will provide the platform for the champions to be crowned, as Warri Wolves battle Nasarawa United by 5pm, while the late night show will feature perennial rivals, Akwa United against Enyimba FC.
MatchDay 4 – Monday Feb. 1st
Akwa Utd v Nasarawa Utd – 5pm
Enyimba v Warri Wolves – 7pm
MatchDay 5 – Wednesday Feb. 3rd
Enyimba v Nasarawa – 5pm
Warri Wolves v Akwa Utd – 7pm
MatchDay 6 – Friday Feb. 5th
Nasarawa Utd v Warri Wolves – 5pm
Akwa United v Enyimba – 7pm
All matches to be played the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium.