Ahead of the November 3rd kick off date of the Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL 2019/2020 season, the Football club Owners Association of Nigeria (Club Owners) have enjoined its members to imbibe the spirit of fair-play throughout the season.
The Association said the sacrifices made in the last season’s abridged league as well as the achievements recorded can only be consolidated upon if all the member- clubs exhibit high level of sportsmanship as the league returns to the 20 team full league format.
According to a statement by the Association jointly signed by the chairman Barr. Isaac Danladi and the Executive Secretary Alloy Chukwuemeka, club owners commended all the football stakeholders for their patience and understanding in the face of the avoidable litigation challenges faced by the entire Nigeria Football fraternity recently which affected the system.
It congratulated the Minister of youths and sports Mr Sunday Dare on his appointment as well as his positive drives towards ensuring that football is given the right direction to progress devoid of undue sentiments and unnecessary interference.
Club Owners reaffirmed its confidence on the leadership of the NFF and the LMC in their concerted efforts at giving the League a new direction to excel.