NNL Second Stanza to Kick Off March: Mid-Season Registration, Player Medicals Cited for Delay

NNL Second Stanza to Kick Off March: Mid-Season Registration, Player Medicals Cited for Delay

The Nigeria National League (NNL) has announced a slight delay in the kickoff of the second stanza of the 2023–2024 season.

NNL Second Stanza to Kick Off March: Mid-Season Registration, Player Medicals Cited for Delay

Initially scheduled for February 16th, the league will now officially kick off on Friday, March 1st, 2024, Footballrover reports.

This decision, reached by the NNL Board during their meeting on Wednesday in Abuja, aims to address two key concerns: mid-season player registration and player medical assessments.

The board believes this extended window will allow clubs sufficient time to finalise these crucial processes before competitive action resumes.

Beyond the delay, the board meeting also saw moments of celebration.

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The NNL extended its congratulations to the Super Eagles for their impressive run at the 34th Africa Cup of Nations, where they secured a commendable second-place finish.

They also applauded Bola Ahmed Tinubu for recognising the team’s achievements with National Awards and commended the Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF) leadership for their vision and support throughout the tournament and the NNL season.

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With the new start date set, excitement is building for the return of NNL action.

Fans can expect a thrilling second stanza filled with captivating matches and fierce competition as teams vie for league supremacy.

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