Dakkada vs Jigawa Golden Stars preview – NPFL 2020/21


Dakkada FC welcome Northern Nigeria based club Jigawa Golden Stars as the Nigeria Professional Football enters matchday two.

Dakkada had a very good outing last time as they forced rivals Akwa United to a scoreless draw in the Akwa Ibom State derby.

At least, a draw was enough to keep the two sides at Bay and the bragging rights was reserved until the two teams meet again.

Match Preview

Dakkada held on till the end of the game at the Nest of Champions in Uyo despite Akwa United pressure.

Akwa United, known for their counter-attacks could not penetrate the defence of their opponents despite having the firepower with the likes of Mfon Udoh, Williams.

Jigawa Golden did the unthinkable, beating Sunshine Stars of Akure through a loan goal by Onukwube Emeka in the 78th minute.

For Umar Danlami, coach of Dakkada, they’re aiming for nothing less than a win after picking a single point the last time they were in action.

Team News

The two teams are expected to approach the game with the intent of winning. However, Golden Stars are not known for winning games on the road compared to the Akwa Ibom Stateside.

For Dakkada, this another important game to accrue points.



Dakkada only managed a draw in a rough encounter with Akwa United but will be looking to improve on the result against the visitors from Jigawa.

The northern side defeated Sunshine Stars to claim three points.

Dakkada FC 2-1 Jigawa Golden Stars

How to watch the match on TV


The recent LMC deal with Red Strike Media now allows fans to watch live games on their smartphones, computers. 

The match expected to be streaming live on the NPFL TV App.


The match between Dakkada and Jigawa Golden Stars will be played at the Nest of Champions in Uyo.

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