The most in form team at the moment no doubt, Bendel Insurance are pursuing six wins in six matches and that will be the expectation of many Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL enthusiast will expect come Saturday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Nigeriasoccernet.com reports.
On the contrary, Gombe United have struggled to match the heat and competition of Nigeria topflight football this season and will be seeking to have a better outing away from home.
The group B fixture looks like a mismatch as it seems easy on paper for Bendela Insurance, but like the saying "football is like biscuit and you don't know where it will crack", an upset might just be the offing.
Bendela Insurance have won five matches in five while Gombe United have a win, 3 draws and a loss in 5 games in the 2022/2023 Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL season.
Head to Head/Past Meetings
The last recorded match between the two teams was in the 2007/2008 season where Gombe United won the home game and drew away.
Bendel Insurance forward Imade Osarenkhoe without mincing words is one to watch on Saturday. After scoring four goals in five matches, he was awarded the league bloggers player of the month.
For Gombe United, Taye Yusuf has taken three out of the four goals scored by Gombe United.