—Giwa Face Pillars, Sunshine Tackle Wolves
By Adeboye Amosu:
Matchday 12 of the Glo Premier League on Wednesday will see some tantalizing matchups with the Oriental derby between Enyimba and Heartland the pick of the pack.
The hosts, led by veteran coach Kadiri Ikhana, will be out to spoil the fun of their neighbours who are still basking in the euphoria of their 4-1 win against Bayelsa United last weekend.
It will also be the first test for Heartland's interim coach Bethel Orji who will be in charge following the suspension of his boss, Erasmus Onuh.
Champions Kano Pillars' unbeaten home record will be put to the test when they entertain log leaders, Giwa FC of Jos, at the Sani Abacha Stadium.
The Masu Gida are unbeaten at the ground in over 12 years, while their guests have only tasted defeat once this season.
Sunshine Stars, who lost first position to Giwa FC following their nail biting 3-2 defeat to Abia Warriors on match day 11, have a tough home tie against in-form Warri Wolves.
Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu will host another Oriental showdown between struggling Rangers and Abia Warriors.
Lobi Stars will hope to make it two wins on the bounce at the refurbished Aper Aku Stadium against Nasarawa United.
Bayelsa United will welcome Shooting Stars at the Oghara Stadium desperate to get back to winning ways after the 4-1 thrashing they suffered against Heartland in their last game.
Sharks and El-kanemi Warriors will keep a date at Liberation Stadium, Port Harcourt while out of form Dolphins travel to Nnewi as guests of Gabros.
In Uyo, Akwa United will test their might against Kwara United. Taraba United have a chance to end their eight game winless streak when the square up against Wikki Tourists in Jalingo.