The NPFL matchday started off in style as the newly promoted teams were finally given the chance to play in the league they worked hard to gain promotion.

After seeing a battle between the LMC and the NNL board on the total number of teams that should promoted ended, the league came back to life again.

NPFL 19 New Clubs

Kada City 2-1 Gombe United.

It was a clash between two newly promoted clubs as home advantage counted against Gombe United. The two teams participated in the NNL Super eight playoffs to clinch their ticket to the NPFL.

Kada took the lead in the 19 minute after Umar Mohammed fired from a freekick. But their lead was cut shot when Gombe rallied put the match back on level terms.

However Kada fought back to restore their lead before the break. A return from the break the two teams tried to break each others defence but the two defence stood their grounds.

Remo Stars 1-1 Bendel

Remos stars previous stint in the NPFL ended with relegation back to the NNL.

Remo trailed through the first half before returning from the secure a point.