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NPFL 24: League second stanza set to resume on 14th February



The Nigeria Premier Soccer League Board(NPFL) has introduced a brand new kick-off date for the second stanza of the 2023/2024 marketing campaign as gathered by

As communicated by the league physique, the season will now resume on 14th February as in opposition to the sooner introduced third February. The 2023/24 NPFL mid-season commenced on January 19, 2024.

In the meantime, Davidson Owumi has stated the NPFL is working with the Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF) and different growth companions in the direction of introducing expertise within the league.He additionally pointed to the leagues zero tolerance for poor officiating as manifested in swift withdrawal of culprits from officiating in matches of the NPFL.

“We labored in good sync with the NFF Referees Appointment Committee to organise trainings for chosen members of the Nigeria Referees Affiliation (NRA) and people who have up to now been adjudged to have carried out poorly had been delisted for now”, Owumi instructed NPFL Media.

He stated the NPFL prioritized the welfare of all match officers and “we not solely elevated their journey allowances and honorarium but in addition ensured their financial institution accounts had been credited earlier than they journey. That is unprecedented within the historical past of the league”.

The NPFL Boss revealed that the Referees performances had been boosted by the particular association for Matchday safety squad that every one golf equipment had been mandated to supply for match officers.


By Olaleye Oluwadamilola

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