Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions Plateau United and runners up MFM FC will begin their 2018 league season away from home.

The new season kicks off on January 14, 2018.

In the draw conducted on Sunday, Plateau United travel to Lafia to begin their title defense against Nasarawa United.

For Lagos-based MFM, they will head to Aba for a clash against Abia Warriors.

Plateau United and MFM will also represent Nigeria at the 2018 CAF Champions League.

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NPFL 2018 Week 1 Fixtures

Kwara United v Niger Tornadoes

Akwa United v Enugu Rangers

Katsina United v Kano Pillars

Rivers United v El Kanemi Warriors

Lobi stars v Enyimba Intl

Nassarawa United v Plateau United

FC IfeanyiUbah v Yobe Desert

Heartland FC v Sunshine Stars

Abia Warriors v MFM

Wikki Tourists v Go Round FC

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