The 2018/2019 Nigeria National League (NNL) will no longer start on Wednesday 3rd April,2019 as earlier scheduled.
This decision was made following recommendation by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Football Committee ,which met in Lagos on Sunday, March 31, 2019.
The League will now start on Wednesday 10,2019.
The Committee commended the NNL for concluding the League and setting a good pace in kick starting the 2019 League season. It also took a critical look at NNL submission on officiating, Referees indemnity, General Administration of the League relative to the NFF, Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Federation of International Football Federation (FIFA) Calendar and directed that the Referees Committee work out a modality of ensuring good officiating in the League.
The committee also directed that the NFF should bail out the League financially to prosecute the League pending when the League gets sponsorship.
The Nigeria National League (NNL), Nigeria second tier league after the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) was expected to kick off this Wednesday before this one week postponement.
Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde