No Promotion, No Relegation As NNL Season Ends With New Resumption Date Announced

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The Nigeria National League (NNL) has been cancelled, declared null and avoid after just five rounds of matches played, according to a comuniqe released by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) via an online meeting held on Friday.

September/October 2020 has now been fixed as the resumption date for the NNL season.

“The NNL 2019/2020 season which is at Match day 3 – 5 and has been on break since December 17, 2019 is cancelled, null and void.

“There will be no promotion to, or relegation, from NNL.

“The NNL 2020/2021 season will start from September/October 2020 and end May 2021 subject to the full reopening of the country and the approval of the health authorities.

“The NFF will work with the NNL, the participating clubs and other stakeholders to ensure a successful fresh start from September/October 2020. This will include a review of the NNL structure to optimize its development.

Nigeria Womem Football League which was yet to commence was aborted as fresh resumption date was also fixed.

“The yet-to-commence NWFL 2019/2020 season is aborted, the NWFL 2020/2021 to start from September/October 2020 and end May 2021 subject to the full reopening of the country and the approval of the health authorities.

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