NNL To Hold Emergency Congress January 30

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The Nigeria National League (NNL) has scheduled an emergency congress for Saturday, January 30 in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital.

The decision for the congress is to address a troubling issue following the inability of the forty-six (46) clubs to meet registration requirements.

On January 15, officials of the lower tier league announced Saturday, 30th January as the kick-off date for the 2020/2021 season but only one club from the forty-six (46) has met the registration conditions for the 2020-2021 season.

The league body has urged the clubs to complete the registration on or before Monday, February 1 and warned that any club that fails to comply risks automatic withdrawal as enshrined in the rule book.

The NNL, Nigeria’s second tier league which provides a platform for teams to gain promotion into the top tier league has been on hold since December due to administrative, financial and recently COVID-19 challenges.

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