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Manchester United vs Liverpool and 3 other games you must not miss

Manchester United vs Liverpool and 3 other games you must not miss

The much anticipated encounter that will be played this weekend in the Premier League is the duel between Manchester United and Liverpool on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Old trafford, but there are three more games that must be watched.

Here we bring you three other tough matches that many football fans can't afford to miss this weekend.

1. Kano Pillars v FC IfeanyiUbah

The 2017 Nigeria Professional Football League season (NPFL) will kickoff on Saturday, January 13, 2017 at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kofarmata in Kano where hosts Kano Pillars will face FC IfeanyiUbah.

Pillars

Kano Pillars squad

Last season, FC IfeanyiUbah were beaten 2-0 by Kano Pillars, and Pillars' new gaffer Kadiri Ikhana will want to start his coaching job in Kano on a winning note against the visitors who just won the Charity cup in Abuja beating Enugu Rangers.

2. Gabon v Guinea Bissau

The 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will kick off at 16:00 GMT on Saturday, January 14, 2017 when hosts Gabon take on debutantes Guinea-Bissau.

Gabon

Gabonese national team

This year's edition has 32 matches over 23 days, featuring 16 teams - who begin their quest in four groups of four - and will end on February 5, 2017 with the winning finalists lifting the Italian-made trophy and taking home $4m (£3.28m).

3. Swansea v Arsenal

The Premier League tie between Swansea and Arsenal is another explosive encounter that will attract many spectators to the stands as Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil returns after missing three games through illness but Hector Bellerin and Francis Coquelin are ruled out.

Gunners

Arsenal players in good mood

Arsene Wenger will also without Mohamed Elneny, Theo Walcott, Santi Cazorla, Per Mertesacker and left-back Kieran Gibbs.

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4. Manchester United v Liverpool

United

Manchester United players on the pitch

The center of attraction on Sunday, January 15, 2017 will be Old trafford where Manchester United will be home against Liverpool in which Philippe Coutinho is expected to make his first League appearance for Liverpool since November 2016 after an ankle injury.

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