2021 AITEO Cup Champions Bayelsa United are on the brink of NPFL return following a 0-0 draw vs Nnewi United at the Rojenny Stadium, Oba on Saturday August 20.
Ahead of the final game of the NNL season , Bayelsa United lead the Group B2 standings with 41 points with Warri Wolves hot in chase with 40 points.
Coach Deipreye Teibowe and his Bayelsa United charges will secure Promotion to the Nigerian Professional Football League with a win over Cynosure Fc on Saturday August 27, 2022.
Advantage Bayelsa United will be playing in front of their own fans at the Samson Siasia Stadium, Yenegoa while their closest challengers Warri Wolves will finish the season with an away fixture.
Bayelsa United have been fantastic in the 2021/2022 Nigerian National League season and will be well motivated for the last game of the season by the Hon. Ebiki Timitimi led Board who have been fully backed by the State Government to return the club to the topflight.
In other NNL Group B2 matches decided on Saturday August 20, Warri Wolves were 2-1 victors over Crown Fc to push the promotion race to the final day.
Relegation threatened Cynosure Fc boosted their chances of survival with a 1-0 win over Rovers Fc in Abakiliki .
FC ONE Rockets edged Abia Comets 2-1 in a survival test at the Rojenny Stadium, OBA the adopted home ground of the Rockets.
Ijebu United Fc edged Go Round Fc 2-0 while Sporting Lagos will today run over already relegated Ottasulo Fc in Lagos .
If they win on Saturday, Bayelsa United will join Bendel Insurance, Doma Fc and El Kanemi Warriors as the four promoted teams for the 2022/2023 NPFL season.