NPFL Matchday 26 statistical preview

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Nigeria’s domestic league, the Nigeria Professional Football League enters Matchday 26 with 9 midweek fixtures to take place Wednesday. Here are some interesting statistics to arm yourselves with ahead of kickoff.

ABS VS KANO PILLARS
3 – ABS lost 3 and won 2 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
360 – Kano Pillars are on an unbeaten run of 4 NPFL matches. They have played over 360 minutes without a loss in the NPFL.
4 – ABS won all their last 4 NPFL home matches.
1 – Kano Pillars drew their last away match but lost all the other 4 in their last 5 NPFL away matches.
0 – Since 2010, Kano Pillars has never lost a match (both and away) to ABS. Their last visit to ABS in 2013, ended in a 2-3 victory for Kano Pillars.

RANGERS INT’L VS FC IFEANYI UBAH
360 – Rangers are without a loss in over 360 minutes in the NPFL. They are undefeated in their last 4 NPFL matches.
2 – FC Ifeanyi Ubah won 2, lost 2 and drew 1 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
4 – Rangers won 4 and drew 1 in their last 5 NPFL home matches.
2 – FCIU lost their last 2, won 1 and drew 2 in their last 5 NPFL away matches.
0 – No NPFL match between Rangers and FCIU has ever ended in a draw.
4 – In their last 5 NPFL meetings, FCIU won 4 while Rangers won just 1 which was their most recent match at Enugu.

ENYIMBA VS ELKANEMI WARRIORS
2 – Enyimba won 2, lost 2 and drew 1 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
2 – Elkanemi won 2, lost 2 and drew 1 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
6 – Enyimba won all their last 6 NPFL home matches.
7 – Elkanemi lost all their last 7 NPFL away matches.
0 – Since 2013, Enyimba has never lost or drawn a match at home to Elkanemi in the NPFL.

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GOMBE UNITED VS ABIA WARRIORS
1 – Gombe United won 1, drew 1 and lost 3 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
2 – Abia Warriors won 2, lost 2 and drew 1 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
3 – Gombe won 3 and drew 2 in their last 5 NPFL home matches.
5 – Abia lost all their last 5 NPFL away matches.
0 – Gombe United has never lost or drawn a match at home to Abia Warriors in the NPFL.

KATSINA UNITED VS NIGER TORNADOES
2 – Katsina United won 2 and lost 3 in their last 5 NPFL matches
2 – Niger tornadoes won 2, lost 2 and drew 1 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
4 – Katsina won their last 2 and has won 4 and drawn 1 in their last 5 NPFL home matches.
8 – Tornadoes lost all their last 8 NPFL away matches.
0 – Katsina United has never lost a match to Niger Tornadoes in the NPFL.

MFM FC VS SUNSHINE STARS
2 – MFM won 2 and lost 3 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
2 – Sunshine stars won 2 and lost 3 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
4 – MFM won their last 2 and has won 4 and drawn 1 in their last 5 NPFL home matches.
7 – Sunshine lost all their last 7 NPFL away matches.
0 – MFM has never lost or drawn a match at home to Sunshine stars in the NPFL.

PLATEAU UNITED VS NASARAWA UNITED
3 – Plateau United won 3 and lost 2 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
3 – Nasarawa United won 3, drew 1 and lost 1 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
6 – Plateau won all their last 6 NPFL home matches, scored 16 and conceded just 2 goals.
3 – Nasarawa lost 3 and drew 2 in their last 5 NPFL away matches.
0 – Plateau United has never lost or drawn a match at home and has never conceded a goal at home to Nasarawa United since their return to the NPFL.

REMO STARS VS AKWA UNITED
2 – Remo stars won 2, lost 2 and drew 1 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
3 – Akwa United won 3, drew 1 and lost 1 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
4 – Remo won their last 2 and has won 4 and lost 1 in their last 5 NPFL home matches.
3 – Akwa lost 3, drew 1 and won 1 in their last 5 NPFL away matches.
1 – This will be the first NPFL match between Remo stars and Akwa United in Remo’s home ground.

WIKKI TOURISTS VS LOBI STARS
2 – Wikki won 2, lost 2 and drew 1 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
3 – Lobi won 3 and lost 2 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
6 – Wikki won all their last 6 NPFL home matches.
4 – Lobi lost 4 and drew 1 in their last 5 NPFL away matches.
1 – The last match between Wikki and Lobi at Wikki ended in a 1-1 draw though Wikki has won all other of their home matches to Lobi stars since 2012 in the NPFL.

 

Kingsley Agu is a contributor for naijafootballplus.com. Follow him on Twitter: @just_mr_k

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