–Dolphins/Pillars clash in opener
By Sab Osuji:
Organizers of the expanded Super 6 tournament, League Management Company, LMC, has released full schedule for this year’s edition of the annual tournament which kicks off January 24 at the Main Bowl of the Abuja National Stadium, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Glo Premier League title holders, Kano Pillars, will get the tournament underway against Dolphins in the opening game slated for 1pm while Enyimba and Flying Eagles will cross each other’s path in the second match of the day at 3pm.
At 5pm, it will be the turn of Samson Siasia’s U-23 Eagles against Warri Wolves climaxing the Match-Day One feast of football designed to ensure adequate preparation for clubs representing the country in CAF Inter-club competitions this year.
Match Day Two fixtures slated for Monday January 26 will see Enyimba slugging it out with Warri Wolves in the first match of the day while Kano Pillars and Flying Eagles will take the stage at 3pm. Stanley Eguma’s Dolphins will step out against Samson Siasia’s U-23 Dream Team VI at 5pm.
Completesportsnigeria.com reports that about 210 players will participate in the five game round-robin tournament with LMC informing all the participating teams that 35 players will be accredited for each team.
The domestic league body also stated that all players registered for the continental engagements will be eligible to participate in the Super 6 tournament while each club must show evidence of players’ clearance in the case of new players before they could be allowed to feature in the tournament.
60 officials will also be accredited for the tournament as each club will have 10 officials accredited.
FULL FIXTURES OF THE SUPER 6 TOURNEY
Match-Day One Jan. 24
Kano Pillars Vs Dolphins (1pm)
Enyimba Vs F/Eagles (3pm)
Warri Wolves Vs U-23 (5pm)
Match-Day Two Jan. 26
Enyimba Vs Warri Wolves (1pm)
Kano Pillars Vs F/Eagles (3pm)
Dolphins Vs U-23 (5pm)
Match-Day Three Jan. 28
F/Eagles Vs Warri Wolves (1pm)
Kano Pillars Vs U-23 (3pm)
Dolphins Vs Enyimba (5pm)
Match-Day Four Jan.30
U23 Vs Enyimba (1pm)
Kano Pillars Vs Warri Wolves (3pm)
F/Eagles Vs Dolphins (5pm)
Match-Day Five Feb.1
Warri Wolves Vs Dolphins (1pm)
U-23 Vs F/Eagles (3pm)
Kano Pillars Vs Enyimba (5pm)