Ten games are on the fixture list for Sunday in the Nigeria Professional Football League with key contests at both ends of the table.
With 16 games left to end the competition, every single contest can affect the table as the pressure builds.
Kano Pillars coach Ibrahim Musa will expect to see some resilience in his players after seeing leaders Lobi Stars open a 4-point lead.
Masu Gida, who lie in second place on the log behind the Pride of Benue will take to the field in Umuahia against 7th placed Abia Warriors.
Despite being adrift the top by that margin, Musa will be hoping that the pressure of attempting to catch up with Lobi Stars does not affect his team.
For the Umuahia Warriors, it might be an opportunity to continue run of four games in the top flight.
Current leaders, Lobi Stars will be hoping to pick all the spoils when they take on Yobe Desert Stars at the Aper Aku Stadium.
Potential title winner at the beginning of the season but now four points adrift the top, Plateau United make the long trip to Maiduguri with Elkanemi Warriors waiting for them.
Struggling Nasarawa United have an acid test at the Lafia City Stadium against Enyimba.
At the Fortress, MFM FC have an upfill task. They have FC Ifeanyi Ubah to contend with.
Katsina United could improve hopes of securing a top-two finish at the Mohammodu Dikko Stadium against Enugu Rangers.
In Uyo, Akwa United will try to make it three wins on the trot when they welcome Niger Tornadoes, who are 5th on the ladder
At the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Rivers United will host 19th-placed, Sunshine Stars while Wikki Tourists lock horns with Kwara United in Jos.
Bottom side, Heartland will take on Go Round at the Dan Anyiam Stadium to round up a busy weekend of football action.