With the Conclusion of the Bet9ja Nigeria National League taking place this week in various center of AI and outstanding Games in the other groups, the Eight teams that will qualify for the promotion play off will know on Sunday evening and also the teams that will be relegated.
In Group A1 Gombe United and Real Stars of Kaduna are in a good position in sealing the playoff spot. Gombe United who were relegated in the last match day of 2016 will hoping to return to the Nigeria Professionals Football League as they are the current league toppers in their group, While Real Stars of Kaduna of Will be seeking for a promotion to the top flight for the first time in their history, EFCC FC of Abuja are only team to be relegated to lower division while the second team will join them will be know this weekend.
In Group A2 Kogi United and Kada City of Kaduna are poised of booking a place in the playoffs but with recent violence in Kaduna which makes the Kaduna teams failed to honour their week 17 games, which 3pts and 3 goals have been Awarded to ABS of Ilorin after Kada City failed to honour the game due to security issue in Kaduna.
With some outstanding Games in Group B1 for the group to be concluded, Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan and Bendel Insurance of Benin are also in good position for the playoff, Shooting Stars who were relegated in 2017 after gaining promotion to the top flight in 2009 are in good position for the playoff to gain promotion to the top flight which they have missed for a season, Bendel Insurance of Benin who last tasted a top flight football in 2009 are looking good to seal thier place in the playoff for a promotion back to the league they last participated in 2009, the relegation battle of the group is between two former NPFL top clubs Warri Wolves and Bayelsa United with Spartans FC of Lagos already relegated, Either Warri Wolves, Bayelsa United or Abia Comets will join Spartans FC in lower division on November 3rd.
The only group tobe concluded is Group B2 with Remo Stars FC and Delta Force already in the playoffs with stationary Stores and Osun United are relegated to the Nigeria Nation wide league.