Ahead of the January 14 kick-off, the League Management Company (LMC), organizers of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), have released photos of the official ball for the 2016/2017 season via their official Twitter page.
The white ball has all sponsors of the NPFL and the LMC inscribed on it.
Champions Enugu Rangers will begin their title defence at home against Abia Warriors.
The biggest clash for Match Day 1 is the clash between Enyimba International FC and Sunshine Stars of Akure.
Match Day One Fixtures
Enyimba FC Vs Sunshine Stars
Kano Pillars Vs FC Ifeanyi Ubah
Enugu Rangers Vs Abia Warriors
MFM FC Vs Niger Tornadoes
Shooting Stars Vs Lobi Stars
ABS FC Vs Akwa United
Remo Stars Vs Plateau United
Katsina United Vs Gombe United
Rivers United Vs Elkanemi Warriors
Wikki Tourists Vs Nasarawa United.