NFF Rejects Club Owners Decision To End 2019/2020 NPFL Season

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) HSS insisted that no decision has been reached on how to conclude the 2019-20 Nigeria Professional Football League season following a vote by a majority of club chairman to curtail the campaign which has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

After seventeen club Chairman voted on Sunday  to end the season early and award continental places to the top three teams using a points per Game system.

But the NFF which regulates football in the country released a series of tweets on its official handle on Monday emphasising  that a "wide consultation" is still going and nothing has yet been decided with respect to concluding all domestic football in the country.

The statement quotes the federation's secretary-general Dr Mohammed Sanusi as saying "that everyone should wait until after the ongoing consultations" for an official position on concluding the current campaign.

"The NFF declared that wide consultation is still ongoing as to the format and pattern of Foreclosing the 2019/2020 Football season, including that of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL)," The Federation said via its offical Twitter handle on Monday.

All professional football has been suspended in the country since March 18 due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.

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