LMC fixes date for Nigeria premier league season end
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LMC fixes date for Nigeria premier league season end

Long awaited abridged 2018/19 NPFL season resumes seven months after

Nigeria’s League Management Company (LMC) has announced that the Nigeria Professional Football League season will end on June 9, following match postponements necessitated by the recent general elections and fixtures of teams in continental assignments.

Mallam Salihu Abubakar, LMC’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), disclosed this in a media statement that amendments were made on the calendar after through checks which necessitated the decision.

He, however, added in a circular to all the clubs that the 2019 season continued last weekend with week 11 games, while games for the match days 12 to 19 will hold on the weekends of March 24, and 31, April 7, 14, 21 and 28 as well as May 5 and 12.

“There will be only a midweek Matchday in the second round and it will be on Matchday 20 on May 15 while Matchdays 21 and 22 which will bring the regular season to its conclusion are scheduled for May 19 and 26. The season-ending playoffs will follow thereafter.

“The playoffs will be played between the top three teams in the NPFL Groups A and B from May 29 to June 9; from where the league champions will be determined and other two teams that will represent Nigeria in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League and the CAF Confederation Cup,” he said.

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