NPFL fixes AGM for Lagos, orders 7 clubs to upgrade playing turf

The Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL, has confirmed that Lagos will host its Annual General Meeting.

The AGM will deliberate on the scheduled kick-off date of the 2024/25 season which is fixed for Saturday, August 31.

The Chief Operating Officer of the NPFL, Davidson Owumi, had, in a letter to the clubs l, stated that the AGM will hold between July 15-16.

“I write to convey the warm wishes of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) Board and Management and to congratulate member clubs for the successful completion of the 2023/24 season.

“It is in working towards the new season’s earnest preparations and take-off on August 31, 2024, that the Board has elected to invite member clubs for the AGM on a tentative date of July 15-16 in Lagos,” the letter said.

Meanwhile, the NPFL have directed seven clubs to renovate their grounds in order to meet the facility Requirements of the Club Licensing Regulations.

They were also directed to provide broadcast support facilities such as elevated camera stands.

The clubs were ordered to upgrade their playing turf or face the prospect of playing on alternative grounds.

The clubs are Abia Warriors, Sunshine Stars, Shooting Stars, Kwara United, Niger Tornadoes, Plateau United, and the newly promoted El-Kanemi Warriors.

“As we look forward to the meeting, letters have been written to some of the clubs whose facilities were found not suitable to host the NPFL matches in the new season in compliance with provisions of Facility requirements of the Club Licensing Regulations,” Owumi added in the letter.

NPFL fixes AGM for Lagos, orders 7 clubs to upgrade playing turf

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