Enugu Rangers International will begin its title defence at home to Abia Warriors FC in the 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League [NPFL] fixtures released on Saturday night .
Last season Runners Up, Rivers United will welcome El-Kanemi Warriors to Yakubu Gowon stadium, Port Harcourt.
In other fixtures, Lobi Stars will be away to Shooting Stars of Ibadan as the newly promoted side Remo Stars make its debut at home to Plateau United in Ijebu Ode.
Kano Pillars will square up against FC Ifeanyi Ubah at Sanni Abacha Stadium in Kano.
MFM FC who escaped relegation last season will battle Niger Tornadoes FC at Agege Stadium, Lagos
Akwa United FC will take on A.B.S FC in Ilorin, Sunshine Stars versus Enyimba FC in Aba while Katsina United FC play host to Gombe United.
The new season kick off December 18, 2016