BREAKING: NFF adopts PPG format, Set September/October As Tensive Start for next league season

The Nigeria football Federation (NFF) have given its final verdict on the cancellation of the Nigeria football leagues season as points per Game(PPG) format is been adopted for NPFL,while they picked September/October date for the commencement of the 2020/2021 season .

This resolution had in attendance the chairperson of all the national football leagues and the president of the Nigeria Referee Association, the Executive committee of the NFF has,after a holistic consideration of all the issues affecting the leagues (including the status of the leagues before the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic), the impact of the pandemic-inducted  disruptions,the health, safety and movement restrictive measures in the countr, the potential protocol for football resumption, the costs, the financial status of the leagues and clubs, CAF calendar and resolution of the various leagues as conveyed to the NFF,approved .

"The league end at current, matchday 25 and the points per Game(PPG) table will be used to rank the teams in order to ensure sporting merit and sporting fairness.

" The names of the top three(3) clubs on the NPFL final PPG table as at matchday 25 shall be submitted to CAF to represent Nigeria in the 2020/2021 CAF inter-club competitions(2 slots for CAF Champions league and 1 slot for CAF Confederation Cup).

"There will be no promotionto,or relegation from, NPFL for the 2019/2020 season .

" The NPFL 2020/2021 season will start from September/October 2020 and end may 2021 subject to the full reopening of the country and approval of the health authorities,"they resolved .

"The 2019 AITEO cup winner to be represented to CAF for the 2020/2021 CAF Inter-club competition(Nigeria's 2nd slot in the CAF Confederation Cup),reserved for the Federation cup winners (Kano pillars).

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