By Uche Dozie
Sport Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
The Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN) has revealed the timetable for the year for the handball leagues in Nigeria.
The secretary to the federation disclosed the dates, venues and modalities to the league season.
According to a tweet thread from the HFN, Edo State will be the host of the national division one league scheduled to hold in July, 2021 while the prudent energy league comes up in October, 2021.
“In a statement released by the HFN secretary general Alhaji Maigidansanma Mohammed, the National Division One League which is a competition wherein teams will gain promotion to the Prudent Energy Handball Premier League will hold in Benin City, Edo State from July 9 to 17, 2021.
“The Prudent Energy Handball Premier League 2021 will hold from October 8-23, 2021 at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja while the National Under 12/15 Handball Championship will hold in Sokoto from August 20-29, 2021.” The tweet stated.
Meanwhile, teams who were relegated in the Prudent Energy Handball Premier League 2020 are not eligible to participate in the Division One League. While players who participated in the Prudent Energy Handball Premier League 2020 are not allowed to feature in the National Division One League.
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