June 24, 2024

Nigeria football league kick-off date postponed

The much anticipated 2023/24 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season kick-off date has been postponed.

The apex inter football club competition in Nigeria was earlier scheduled to start Saturday, August 26.

A new kick-off date has now been fixed for September 8-10, 2023.


An official confirmed that ” It is true that the NPFL kickoff date has been moved by two weeks from the initial August 26 date at the instance of the NPFL board.


“This is to give Propel, the streaming platform enough time to concretize plans with a telecoms network for flawless streaming of NPFL games in the new season.”


The draw for the league match schedules will be held on 17 August in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital.


Enyimba International club of Aba won the Nigeria Premier Football League for a record ninth time after they played out a 1-1 draw against Rivers United in the last game of the Super Six in Lagos.


The Elephants went home with N100m and a ticket to the Champions League.


Remo Stars came second on the log and would also represent Nigeria for the first in the Champions League, while dethroned Rivers United will settle for the CAF Confederation Cup.

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