Lagos - After a blistering show in the 2013/14 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, the countdown for the new season has started, SuperSport reports.
There have been a hue and cry about the kick-off date for the new season being fixed for March 7 as too distant into the New Year since African champions, the Super Eagles, will not take part in the Africa Cup of Nations following their failure to qualify for the tournament in Equatorial Guinea.
But the off-season has been ongoing with a handful of transfer speculations involving the movement of players and managers. The big news of the off-season so far has been the governance structure.
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Two years down the line, and the Nigerian top flight appears to be getting out of the wood from its previous governance crisis. The club owners, who had earlier opposed this governance idea, made the announcement of the board themselves. The club owners also stated that the NFF general assembly also ratified the LMC governance structure.
“Following the endorsement and adoption of the new League Governance Structure for the Premier League in Nigeria by the NFF Executive Committee and its subsequent ratification by the General Assembly, as well as approval by the CAC, a new League Board has been okayed by the Club Owners and the League Management Company.
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