Why NNL Suspended League

By Ikenga Chronicles May 23, 2019

Why NNL Suspended League

The management of Nigeria National League(NNL) has explained its decision to put the league on hold for the next two weeks.

It explained that the decision was to allow NNL clubs participate in the Aiteo Cup, after the fixtures of the Aiteo Cup was released by the NFF.

The Aiteo Cup round of 64 kicks off this weekend and that means the match day 7 of the 2019 NNL league matches will no longer hold as was earlier scheduled.

The Chief Operating Officer of the league body, Lawrence Katken in an official statement said:  “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) participate.

“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 its clubs taking part in the 64-team round.