By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF has confirmed that it will embark on a wide range of consultation with club owners, League Management Company, LMC, and Ministry of Youth and Sports Development before a decision can be taken as far as the conclusion of 2019-2020 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL season is concerned.
NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi confirmed this while reacting to news making the rounds that the league has been cancelled based on votes from Club Owners.
“We realized the power of the clubs as far as the decision on what to do about the league is concerned. What the NFF is trying to do is to have a very wide consultation. As far as the Premier League is concerned, we have to consult the League Management Company as well as the clubs so that they will tell us the option that they want to adopt. NFF will not try to force any decision on the league body and clubs. Any moment from now, a meeting will be scheduled between the league body, NFF, and Sports Ministry in order to come out with a decision on the league.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has also declared that wide consultation is still ongoing as to the format and pattern of foreclosing the 2019/2020 Football Season, including that of the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.
Reacting to widespread reports that a vast majority of club owners in the Nigeria Professional Football League had voted to end the season and therefore, the Points Per Game, PPG principle would be adopted to determine Nigeria’s flagbearers in next year’s continental club competitions.
NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, said that everyone should wait until after the ongoing consultations.
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