Bendel Insurance, Gombe United
, Go Round FC, Elkanemi Warriors and Kwara United join Remo Stars, Niger Tornadoes and Yobe Desert Stars in relegation on final match day of the NPFL.
Gombe United still Join Go Round FC to return back to the lower league despite beating Go Round FC in Omoku to finish 9th on 30 points with Plateau United whom escape being relegated on goal difference.
Just like Gombe United, Bendel Insurance also return back to lower league after just a year in the NPFL as they need just a point against Rivers United to escape relegation but it was Rivers United who got all maximum points to remain in the NPFL next season.
Despite starting the season so brightly and contending for the top of group B race, Elkanemi Warriors failed to hold on to their impressive first round of the season as they failed to win any of their last 7 games to go into relegation while Kwara United finally return to the NNL after missing being relegated last season due to an inclusive season.