The Nigeria National League,NNL, organisers of the Most Important and second tier domestic Football League in Nigeria have placed the 2019 League season on hold.
This is following the need to allow it’s Clubs featuring in the round of 64 of the 2019 Aiteo Cup (Federation Cup) ,to properly participate .
Lawrence Katken,NNL Chief Operating Officer said the League will go on a two weeks break.
This also means that Match Day seven (7) earlier scheduled this weekend will no longer hold,as new dates will be announced by the NNL.
The Aiteo round of 64 matches are billed to begin this weekend at designated centres in the country.
NNL, has fourteen(14) of it’s clubs taking part in the 64 teams round.
They are ABS FC of Ilorin,Aklosendi Int’l of Lafia,Crown of Ogbomosho,EFCC FC of Abuja,Ekiti United;Jigawa Golden Stars,Kogi United,Gateway United,Rovers of Calabar,Mighty Jets of Jos,Osun United,shooting stars Sports Club of Ibadan(3SC),Warri Wolves and Sokoto United.
Katken enjoined the NNL clubs to avoid acts capable of bringing the beautiful game to disrepute.
“Our teams we trust to do us proud,they should ensure they win and decently too,we do expect them to play by the rule”
“This is wishing all our teams the best of luck in the Aiteo Cup,Lawrence concluded.