Cash Strapped NNL Postpone League

The Nigeria National League (NNL) has announced a postponement of the start of the 2018/2019 season following a recommendation by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Football Committee after a meeting in Lagos on Sunday.

The league which had been scheduled to kick off on Wednesday, 3rd April 2019 will now start one week later on Wednesday, 10th April 2019.

The committee further recommended that “the NFF should bail out the League financially to prosecute the League pending when the League gets sponsorship”.

Draws for the new season were held last week for the 44 NNL teams with the placed the first round of fixtures also revealed.