Saturday, 8 February 2014

Nationwide League to Commence Feb. 20

The Nigeria Nationwide League (NNWL) Board, has fixed Saturday, Feb. 20 for the commencement of its   2013/2014 football season.

This is contained in a communique issued at the end of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the board held on Thursday, Feb. 6 in Abuja.

According to the communique on Saturday, the board fixed dates for the three tiers of the league.
Division One would commence on Feb. 20; Division Two on March 8, while  Division Three would kick-off on May 5.

The congress also  “adopted all the rules and regulations governing the league."
The communique stated that clubs agreed to insure their players, but pleaded that the initial insurance fee of N200,000 be reduced.

``Congress pleaded for the reduction of the initial N200,000 insurance fee be brought down as follows: `Division One, N100,000; Division Two, N70,000 and Division Three, N50,000.’’
On indemnity for match officials, congress retained the old payment of N49,500.

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