Sunday Dec 11, 2016. 11:00
Nigeria champions Enugu Rangers will begin their title defence at home against regional rivals Abia Warriors on the opening day of the new season.
However, the date for the big kick-off has yet to be announced.
In other matches, Enyimba take on Sunshine Stars, MFM are home to Niger Tornadoes, Kano Pillars face FC IfeanyiUbah, 3SC welcome Lobi Stars and Wikki battle Nasarawa United.
In other opening day clashes, Akwa United will be away to ABS, Rivers United face El Kanemi in Port Harcourt, Katsina are home to another promoted club Gombe United and new boys Remo Stars battle Plateau United.
Four clubs have been promoted to the top flight – Remo Stars, ABS FC, Gombe United and Katsina United.
Rangers were champions last season with Rivers United finishing as runners-up.
Both teams will represent Nigeria in next year’s CAF Champions League.
Wikki Tourists placed third and will feature in the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup.
Opening day Fixtures
Enyimba vs Sunshine Stars
MFM vs Niger Tornadoes
Rangers vs Abia Warriors
Kano Pillars vs FC Ifeanyi Ubah
Wikki v Nasarawa
3SC vs Lobi Stars
Rivers United vs El Kanemi
ABS FC vs Akwa United
Katsina United vs Gombe United
Remo Stars vs Plateau United