Decision Day For The NPFL As NFF Meets With Stakeholders Today

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF will this Wednesday meet with NPFL stakeholders by 1pm to determine the best way at ending the 2019/20 season.

The meeting will take place via video conferencing with all stakeholders expected to be in attendance. Earlier, majority of clubs chairman have voted to end the 2019-20 Nigeria professional Football League (NPFL) season which has been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, with the final standings to be decided on a points per Game(PPG) basis.

According to a statement by the club owners Association of Nigeria which was signed by the Executive assistant to the chairman, Alloy Chukwuemeka, it was decided that the top three club will represent the country in the CAF Inter club competitions for the 2020-21 season.

No mention was made about declaring Plateau united who lead the standings NPFL champions but the statement made clear that no teams will be relegated or promoted to the top flight next season.

17 clubs voted in favour of curtailing the league while Akwa united and Lobi Stars abstained and Enugu Rangers elected to continue with plans to stage a 'Super Six" tournament to decide the title and continental places.

All of these will be looked into by the NFF in today's meeting with a decision likely to be reached.

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