NFF Cancels 2019/2020 Nigeria National League Season

NFF Cancels 2019/2020 Nigeria National League Season

By Amaechi Agbo

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF has cancelled the 2019/2020 Nigeria National League season, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.

The cancellation was part of decision reached during a virtual Executive Board meeting of the federation.

In a release Friday, NFF announced that there will be no relegation from nor promotion to the NNL from the lower league.

The federation further noted that the 2020/2021 NNL season will start from September/October 2020 and end May 2021 subject to the full reopening of the country and the approval of the health authorities.

“The NNL 2019/2020 season which is at Match day 3 – 5 and has been on break since December 17, 2019 is cancelled, null and void.

“There will be no promotion to, or relegation, from NNL.

“The NNL 2020/2021 season will start from September/October 2020 and end May 2021 subject to the full reopening of the country and the approval of the health authorities.

“The NFF will work with the NNL, the participating clubs and other stakeholders to ensure a successful fresh start from September/October 2020. This will include a review of the NNL structure to optimize its development,” the release read.

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