Heartland and Enyimba are dominating the build-up to the week 22 fixtures in the Nigeria Professional Football League as the two giants meet in Owerri.
It is that time on the Nigerian football calendar when everybody talks about just one fixture. It is the time when the Eastern sides are paired in a league match.
Enyimba make a short trip to Owerri to face struggling Heartland in the Oriental derby at the Dan Anyiam Stadium.
Wikki Tourists will be seeking to return to winning ways. They come up against Yobe Desert Stars in Jos.
In the Northern derby, third placed Kano Pillars are in the hunt for points at Nasarawa United.
Abia Warriors have a tricky clash with Elkanemi Warriors at the Umuahia Township Stadium.
Enugu Rangers are in the race to enhance their chances of toppling Lobi Stars. But they must contend with the Pride of Benue in a massive tie at the Aper Aku Stadium.
Defending champions Plateau United, who are also in a good position to win the league title as they lie one points adrift of the leaders, have been paired with Rivers United at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium.
Akwa United who lost 2-0 to Elkanemi Warriors at midweek host Go Round in Uyo.
Kwara United take on MFM in Ilorin, while FC Ifeanyi Ubah and Niger Tornadoes have a date in Nnewi.
Meanwhile, Katsina United will welcome Sunshine Stars in a match that promises to produce fireworks.