Nigeria Premier League NPFL Management Urge Seven Clubs To Upgrade Their Stadium

The Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) has advised seven clubs to update their playing surfaces or risk playing on alternative grounds.

In a letter to the clubs dated July 2, Davidson Owumi, the Chief Operating Officer, congratulated them on the successful completion of the previous season and extended an invitation to the AGM.

The NPFL informed the clubs via letter that a number of them had been informed about the poor state of their playing fields and the lack of broadcast support facilities such as elevated camera stands.

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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 asked the clubs that did not receive the letters to conduct a self-review of their facilities to verify they satisfied the conditions for approval.

The Abia Warriors, Sunshine Stars, Shooting Stars, and Kwara United are among the clubs that have been asked to address stadium issues.

The other teams are Niger Tornadoes, Plateau United, and the newly promoted El-Kanemi Warriors.

They were forced to improve their playing surface or face the threat of playing on different fields.

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