Division Two : NLO insists on May 1st commencement at Jigawa Centre


The Jigawa state centre of Nationwide League One Division Two season will commence this Saturday, May 1st , 2021, says Mohammed Alkali, chairman of the league body.

According to Alkali, other division two clubs had gone to the various league centres across the federation for the season, which have been concluded and winners known more than two weeks now, but only clubs at the Jigawa league centre are yet to commence theirs due to some logistics issues which have been fixed.

“There is no going back on the May 1st commencement of the NLO Division Two season at the Jigawa centre,” Alkali said.

“We had given the clubs at the centre enough time to resolve whatever the issues that troubled them, which made NLO to postponed the games at the Jigawa centre few weeks ago,” he added.

“But this time around, the NLO will not shift the date of the commencement of the league again. Division Two league at the Jigawa centre starts this Saturday and there is no going back.

“Football is about planning and timing is of great essence in the administration of the game. Any club that refuses to be at the Jigawa centre for division two season will have itself to be blamed.

“NLO will not hesitate to sanction any erring clubs as stipulated in the rules and regulations guiding the league,” he said.


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