Bayelsa United will kick-off their 2020/2021 Nigeria National League NNL against Apex Krane of Agbor, Delta State, in their quest to return to the Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL.
According to the draws conducted at the Annual General Meeting of the Nigeria National League at Abaikaliki, Ebonyi State, the Yenagoa based side will play in group B2 of the Southern conference while neighbours Go Round Fc of Omoku are in group B1 and will take on Akajobi fc on the opening day of the league season on the 30th January, 2021 at the Krisdera Stadium, Omoku.
South-South rivals, Bendel Insurance who are in same group with Bayelsa United will be on standby on matchday one while another NPFL hopeful Crown FC of Ogbomosho will be at home to Jossy FC of Owerri.
Another Delta state side, Julius Atete will welcome Abia Comets FC of Umuahia while Godosky FC will travel to Sagamu to face another NPFL hopeful Remo Stars, as Ibom Youths fc who recently gained promotion to the NNL will welcome another newly promoted side, One Rocket FC in Uyo.
In the other fixture, Joy Cometh will play host to former NPFL side Gateway FC of Abeokuta.
In the other games in group A, Southern Conference, former NPFL champion Stationery Stores will entertain giant Brillars FC of Enugu while Shooting Stars of Ibadan will be at the Adamasingba Stadium to tango with Calabar Rovers. Dynamite Force of Benin welcome Ekiti United with Vandrezzer FC travelling to Delta state to face Delta Force.