Sai Masu Gida need to bring themselves back into reckoning for the title challenge with the maximum points against the Naze Millionaires at the Kano Pillars Stadium.
Okey Emordi's boys who are eight points behind leaders Sharks following their 2-0 defeat at Lobi Stars last week have to improve if they still consider themselves as contenders.
Ambitious Ramson Madu’s side will be desperate to build on motivation from their first league win in their oriental derby clash with Enyimba when the tackle the title holders in Kano.
RANGERS VS AKWA UNITED - Enugu
The Flying Antelopes would have to gain the maximum points when they wrestle the Promise Keepers at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium in Enugu on Wednesday.
Rangers must wake up from the slumber that saw them thrashed 2-0 in Jalingo by Nigeria Premier League newcomers FC Taraba to grab against the Uyo based boys in front of the home fans to make themselves in frame for title contention.
Visitors Akwa United who are yet to win in their last three games would toughen our muscles to tackle the John Oboh's team for three points.
EL-KANEMI WARRIORS VS GOMBE UNITED – Kano
Salisu Yusuf's wards would be desirous of victory when they face the Savannah Scorpions in a week 10 encounter of the Nigeria Premier League at the Kano Pillars Stadium on Wedesday by 2pm.
The Borno Armies who were prey in the oceans of Sharks in Port Harcourt where they received 2-0 comprehensive defeat, can prop up into the top four with an emphatic home win against Gombe United who last weekend recorded a narrow 1-0 home win against Kaduna United.
Visiting Muarice Cooreman's lads will fancy staging a surprise of the day in Kano against their northern counterparts in bid to get their league campaign back on track.
SUNSHINE STARS VS BAYELSA UNITED - Akure
The Akure Gunners can shoot themselves into the top ten places with a comprehensive victory over the Restoration boys at the Akure Township Stadium on Wednesday.
Sunshine Stars will be smarting from gaining their third away points in Uyo against dethroned one-month old table toppers Akwa United, while Caf Confederation Cup drop-out Bayelsa United who last week crashed out to Sewe Sports of Cameroon after 3-0 aggregate defeat in both legs.
The Solomon Ogbeide’s boys can build on their away success by safe-guarding their home and avoid any slip against wounded deflated Richard Bubagha’s side who would anticipate a positive away result to console their fans.
KADUNA UNITED VS NASARAWA UNITED - Kaduna
The Crocodiles would hope for nothing short of victory when they host the Solid Miners at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium on Wednesday.
Hassan Abubakar will expect his players to go all out for victory in his first home game in charge after the departure of Ben Duamlong last week following 2-1 disappointing home defeat to Sharks.
The Muhammed Baba Ganaru's contingents will also seek to add to the misery of Kaduna United in quest for positive result.
NEMBE CITY VS SHARKS - Omoku
The Kala Ekulema Boys would be anxious to record their first league win of this season when they welcome the new league leaders at the Omoku Township Stadium in Omoku, Rivers State.
Nembe despite recording a massive away points in Ibadan at Crown FC were still rooted bottom of the NPL will four points adrift of next strugglers after three league draws, will face another big challenge against table toppers Sharks.
The John Aranka's lads must stay awake with both eyes open for full 90 minutes against the Gbenga Ogunbote's side who would have tactical plans in place to return home with their second consecutive away win on the road after last Wednesday's 2-1 win over Kaduna United.
ENYIMBA VS CROWN FC - Aba
The People's Elephants would hope for maximum points when they host the Ajilete boys at the Enyimba International Stadium in Aba on Wednesday.
Enyimba despite missing out on snatching an important away point at Heartland in the Oriental derby would set targets of overcoming the Lawrence Akpokona's team that will also be motivated to get a positive result in Aba.
Imama Amapakabo will relish his boys showcase the fresh mentality and philosophy imparted since he tookover in the interim capacity against Crown FC.
DOLPHINS VS ABIA WARRIORS – Port Harcourt
The Pride of Rivers would seek to return to winning ways when they host the Ocendo Warriors at the Liberation Stadium on Wednesday.
The Stanley Eguma’s lads who returned home last week empty-handed after a 2-1 defeat at Nasarawa United must show winning character against the Ladan Bosso’s boys who are dear need of away points to revive their campaign.
The target for three points against their visitors Abia Warriors who slipped at home 1-0 to Warri Wolves will remain the driving force within the minds of the Port Harcourt side to break into the top ten places of the Nigeria Premier League table.
GIWA FC VS LOBI STARS - Jos
The Jos’ Elephants could break into the top six with a home win over the Markudi Bombers at the Rwang Pam Stadium in Jos on Wednesday.
Still without substantive coach - Giwa who were out of action last week owing to opponents, Bayelsa United’s involvement in the Caf Confederation Cup can feast on Evans Ogenyi’s lads to continue their impressive turn-around this season.
Despite with two games in hand, one of the elite division’s newcomers is placed 7th with 12 points and another home victory will put them within the top four spots for the first time.
WARRI WOLVES VS FC TARABA - Warri
The Paul Aigbogun’s wards improve their lots on the NPL log with another outright home victory against the Pride of Jalingo at the Warri Township Stadium.
Warri Wolves had since their continental ouster been impressive in the league with their latest and first away victory at Abia Warriors.
The Warri based Seasiders who remains one of the star-studded teams would seek to devour visiting Nduka Ndubisi’s team that would hope on returning home with the maximum points.