Lobi Stars moved five points clear at the top of the NPFL table on Sunday thanks to a 1-0 home win against Sunshine Stars.
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The title-favourites in the Nigeria Professional Football League failed to show the stuff of champions on match-day 14.
Plateau United, MFM FC and Akwa United all secured wins in the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup on Wednesday.
Title favourites Akwa United, Plateau United and Kano Pillars maintained their early season lead by scoring a combined 11 goals in a frantic match-day
The home-based Super Eagles secured a nervy 1-0 win against Enyimba in the Super Six tournament to set up a final showdown with MFM FC.
The upcoming NFPL Invitational provides an opportunity for Enyimba and Plateau United to improve on their underwhelming preseason form.
A thrilling penultimate round of NPFL action has left various key storylines of the season unresolved ahead of the final day.
Plateau United failed to capitalise on MFM's slip up, while Enugu Rangers made it three wins on the trot.
League leaders Plateau United suffered a shock defeat on a day when all 10 home teams walked away with three points.
Ahead of their potential title showdown next weekend, NPFL contenders MFM FC and Plateau United face decisive fixtures.
Plateau United and MFM maintained their fight for Nigerian Professional Football League honours on Sunday, but Akwa United lost further ground.
Nigeria league leaders Plateau United were the big winners on match-day 21, while champions Enugu Rangers suffered another heavy defeat.
Midweek games return on Wednesday in the NPFL, and based on fixtures and form, fans shouldn't expect radical changes at the top of the standings.
MFM FC coach Fidelis Ilechukwu believes that inactivity is to blame for Sunday's 0-0 home draw against Akwa United.
MFM FC's Stephen Odey leads the Nigerian league in scoring and could have been on the national team. So why has he gone off to Europe ... for trials?
Match Day 18 in the Nigeria Premier League saw supporters get rowdy in two venues plus the Enugu Rangers losing patience and sacking their coach.
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