Ahead of the kick-off of the Nigeria National League (NNL) 2020/21 season, stadium Compliance Officers will on Thursday begin inspecting the designated home grounds of the participating teams, The SportsBay.com reports.
This is part of its pre-season activities to herald the fresh season under the new leadership of Senator Obinna Ogba.
The stadium Compliance Officers are to ascertain the level of facilities in the various Stadiums to be used by clubs as stipulated in the NNL Rule book.
According to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Most Important League in Nigeria, Mr Emmanuel Adesanya, clubs will have no choice than to provide an alternative venue for their matches, if their stadium falls short of the required standard.
Mr Adesanya added that the clubs are to ensure that every logistics for the ease of the inspection exercise are in place.
Subject to Congress ratification the NNL Stakeholders meeting held on the 6th of November,2020 in Abuja agreed for two conferences in the Northern and Southern regions of the country, for an abridged League format for the 2020-2021 season.
And following directives by the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF), the Nigeria National League is expected to kick – off three(3) weeks after the start of the elite class, the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.