The League Management Company (LMC) has rescheduled all Week 34 matches of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) earlier scheduled to take place at the weekend, owing to the African Nations Championship qualifying match between Nigeria and Burkina Faso.
The games will now be played on Wednesday, October 21.
Top clubs like Enyimba, Warri Wolves, Sunshine Stars and Wikki Tourists, who are in the hunt to win the title and continental tickets, have some of their key players in the Super Eagles home-based side that will take on the Stallions.
Enyimba of Aba leads the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) with 61 points from 33 games, and they are closely followed by Warri Wolves with 56 points from same number of matches.
FA Cup defending champions Heartland of Owerri and runners up Enyimba of Aba has been seeded in the Nigeria Football Federation Cup round of sixty.
The draw which was held in Abuja also saw Gombe United and ABS FC getting a bye to the round of 32 while Zamfara state is the only state without a representation as the state FA failed to organise state preliminaries.
Director Of Competitions of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mohammed Sanusi announced that the first round of matches would be played in the weekend of 25th and 26th while the second round matches will be played on the 29th and 30th of June.
President General of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Dr. Rafiu Ladipo however appealed to the Nigeria Football Federation to build a data base for all clubs participating in the Federation Cup.