NPFL24 match preview: Tornadoes face Lobi Stars in crucial north central derby

Published on: 11 June 2024

Niger Tornadoes host Lobi Stars at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna on Wednesday for a vital Matchday 36 encounter. The Ikon Allah Boys need a win to secure their safety in the league.

Tornadoes have gone three consecutive matches without a win drawing against (Plateau United, Kwara United and Kano Pillars) and are seeking for a win in this one,

While Lobi Stars aiming to revive their continental ambitions, the Pride of Benue have struggled with inconsistent results at home and two recent defeats in Gombe to (Gombe United and Doma United have put a dent on their ambitions, reports.

Acting Technical Adviser of Niger Tornadoes Majin Mohammed has emphasized the importance of maximum points in this encounter, which could be a lifeline for Tornadoes' safety.

The first leg in Lafia ended with Lobi Stars winning 1-0, courtesy of Suur Kumaga's second-half goal. This match promises to be a thrilling North Central derby as both teams battle for crucial points.

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