NNL Super 8: Promoted teams will make NPFL tough – Okenwa

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The Chairman of the Nigeria National League, Chidi Offor Okenwa has said that the four teams that will secure promotion tickets to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) which kicked off at the Enyimba International Stadium, Aba on Sunday will make the premier league competitive.

Chidi Offor Okenwa meanwhile thanked the Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick for the role he played in making the play-off sees the light of the day after several misunderstanding because of the eight teams, NFF and LMC.

“I want to start by thanking the Nigeria Football Federation headed by the President, Amaju Pinnick and others for making it possible for us to be here doing this very beautiful business,” he told the media.

“I take exception to the controversies. All those involved in this sport are youth irrespective of their age. You know what happens to youth, they agree to disagree and vice versa. There were family issues they were teething but they had been resolved. We have done what we are supposed to do in terms of organization of the tournament.

He, however, added that the four teams that will be promoted to the NPFL next won’t be pushovers, As the aim of the super eight is to make sure the NNL produce perfect representatives to the NPF.

“We are looking forward to the gladiators-the players to do the very needful which is the delivery of the best teams to the NPFL. We expect them to compete in the NPFL and not just to participate.”


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